Wilkerson faces same problem with Republican Party he’s tried to avoid for three decades: he doesn’t support the GOP Platform

Wilkerson faces same problem with Republican Party he’s tried to avoid for three decades: he doesn’t support the GOP Platform

Image: Members of the Davenport Ring gather in the Republican Party Headquarters in early December, 2017, left to right, Precinct 4 Constable Rowdy Hayden, Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace-Elect Jason Dunn, JP James Metts, soon-to-be-former County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport, and Wilkerson who worked closely with County Treasurer Stephanne Davenport and her husband, the disgraced […]

Here’s the one question President Trump should ask every possible Supreme Court nominee: “Do you believe in penumbras?”

Conroe and Washington, D.C., July 7 – There’s really only one question that President Donald Trump needs to ask every possible Supreme Court nominee with respect to their views on legal matters: “Do you believe in penumbras?” Do you believe in penumbras? What’s a penumbra? The Oxford English Dictionary defines the noun “penumbra” to mean “the […]

Delay, King headline GOP Convention Platform Committee presentations

San Antonio, June 14 – Former Congressman and United States House of Representatives Majority Whip Tom Delay and State Representative Phil King (R-Weatherford), whom many political pundits predict will likely be the next Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives, headlined the citizen comments to the Republican Party of Texas Platform Committee yesterday afternoon during […]

Abortion, free speech collide in Supreme Court dispute

 GILROY, Calif. (AP) — Informed Choices is what its president describes as a “life-affirming” pregnancy center on the edge of downtown Gilroy in northern California. Even as it advertises “free pregnancy services” and promises in signs on its door and inside to discuss all options with pregnant women, Informed Choices exists to steer women away […]

Abortion is a focus of early action in legislative sessions

 IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Republicans who control a majority of the nation’s statehouses are considering a wide range of abortion legislation that could test the government’s legal ability to restrict a woman’s right to terminate pregnancy. The Mississippi House passed a bill Friday that would make the state the only one to ban all […]

Senator Creighton’s Pro-Life bill passes Texas Senate, moves to House

Austin – Senator Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe) made the following statement after the Senate passage of his bill, Senate Bill 8: “Texas should take steps to prohibit taxpayer dollars from subsidizing elective abortions and employers should have the freedom to choose whether or not they provide this coverage,” said Senator Creighton. Provisions in the Affordable Care […]

Senator Creighton authors Pro-Life insurance bill

Austin, July 18 – Senator Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe) filed Senate Bill 8 to protect pro-life Texans from unknowingly or unwillingly subsidizing others’ abortion coverage through their insurance premiums and tax dollars. “Texans deserve the right to decide where their insurance and tax dollars go,” said Senator Creighton. “As a pro-life Texan, I don’t believe anyone should […]

Senator Creighton to Author Pro-Life Legislation in Special Session

PUBLISHER’S NOTE: Since 1997, the Publisher of The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, has fought for reductions in government spending. One of the reasons spending reductions are so important is that true “fiscal conservativism” in the form of substantial government spending cuts would “wash away” many of the social problems which our massive government […]

Texas anti-abortion efforts renew after Supreme Court defeat 

PAUL J. WEBER, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Undeterred by a U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down sweeping abortion restrictions that were sold as protecting women’s health, Texas Republicans are pushing new measures pitched as protecting fetuses, with a hopeful eye toward Washington. New anti-abortion measures are moving through the Legislature — where Democrats are virtually powerless to stop them […]

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