Texas Standard For December 19, 2018
Texas requires contractors to sign a pledge against boycotting Israel. Is that a violation of the First Amendment? A legal challenge to a new state law today on the Texas Standard. And: This time yesterday we told you about landmark legislation on criminal justice – with passage in the Senate last night, we’ll hear why some behind bars in Texas choose to stay there. Also: History meets what planners call the future of El Paso as preservationists fight to save a neighborhood from the wrecking ball. We’ll hear what’s at stake. Plus: The editor-in-chief of Kirkus Reviews with some last minute gift tips, and more.