Texas Standard for August 22, 2016

File under impeccable timing: On the first day of school for many across Texas, a ruling to stop a controversial bathroom policy. A decision by a federal court in Texas affects schools nationwide – temporarily putting the brakes on an Obama administration order to accommodate transgender students. We’ll explore the implications. Also: A stay of execution for a Texas death row inmate convicted of murder who never actually killed anyone. And: Life in South Texas, under the all-seeing eye. Exploring the border between security and 24/7 government surveillance – all that and more, on today’s Texas Standard:

By Texas StandardAugust 22, 2016 11:23 am