Author Archives: Michael Barajas

Rick Perry Really Doesn’t Like That Texas A&M Elected First Gay Student Body President

Rick Perry Really Doesn’t Like That Texas A&M Elected First Gay Student Body President

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Sure, former Texas governor Rick Perry is now charged with overseeing the nation’s nuclear arsenal as head of an agency he once proposed eliminating. But guv goodhair still has plenty of time to weigh in on the things that really matter in his home state. Like Texas A&M

SA Already Losing Business Because of Texas Anti-Trans Bill

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. The big business argument against the anti-trans bill brewing at the Texas legislature has been that businesses and organizations will stop coming to a state whose leaders openly discriminate against a whole group of people. While Lieutenant Gov. Dan Patrick, the bill’s main pusher in Austin, has called

Texas Conservatives Are Still Fighting Marriage Equality

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. On Wednesday, March 1, the Texas Supreme Court will hear arguments over a lawsuit that not only targets the rights of married gay couples in the state but also seeks to blunt the impact of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling that granted marriage equality nationwide in the

The San Antonio Four Are Finally Declared “Actually Innocent”

Originally published in the San Antonio Current The claims were always fantastic – as in difficult to believe. The girls, ages 7 and 9, told police and child protection workers that a weeklong visit to their aunt’s Westside San Antonio apartment in the summer of 1994 had turned into a sadistic, orgy-like nightmare. They said

Suspect Arrested in Ambush Killing of SAPD Detective

Originally published in the San Antonio Current San Antonio police have arrested a suspected cop killer less than 48 hours after a detective was gunned down in broad daylight outside the city’s police headquarters. In his second press briefing Monday, San Antonio Police Chief William McManus identified the man suspected of ambushing and killing Detective

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