State Bar ignores Attorney General Paxton’s warning letter, proceeds with anti-free speech rule for lawyers

The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Austin, September 11 – The left-leaning State Bar of Texas Board of Directors ignored Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s written warning that the American Bar Association’s Model Disciplinary Rule 8.4(g) would violate the constitutional rights of Texas lawyers and proceeded in a near-unanimous vote to refer the controversial rule to […]

Bouche, Yollick lambaste democrats who call for restrictions on Free Political Speech during elections during Woodlands Township Board meeting

Bouche, Yollick lambaste democrats who call for restrictions on Free Political Speech during elections during Woodlands Township Board meeting

Image: Candidate for Republican Party Chairman Jon Bouche lambasted democrats for their calls for restrictions on Free Political Speech during elections in a citizen comment at the Woodlands Township Board of Directors meeting on Wednesday, November 20, 2019. The Golden Hammer Staff Reports The Woodlands, November 21 – As democrats find more and more that […]

Trump orders colleges to back free speech or lose funding

Washington, DC, March 22 – President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday requiring U.S. colleges to protect free speech on their campuses or risk losing federal research funding. The new order directs federal agencies to ensure that any college or university receiving research grants agrees to promote free speech and the exchange of ideas, […]

County Attorney Lambright places executive session on May 8 Court agenda regarding County Judge Doyal’s trampling of GOP Precinct Chairman Reed’s constitutional rights

Conroe, May 7 – Montgomery County Attorney J.D. Lambright has asked for an executive session to consult with the Montgomery County Commissioners Court about “contemplated litigation” concerning County Judge Craig Doyal’s trampling of the free speech rights under the United States and Texas Constitutions of GOP Precinct Chairman Reagan Reed during the April 24, 2018, […]

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 […]

Doyal, Riley delay Texas Open Meetings criminal case oral argument until January 25, decision by March Primary Election unlikely

Beaumont, October 27 – The Beaumont Court of Appeals the two-month delay request of criminal defendants, Craig Doyal and Charlie Riley, who are, respectively, the Montgomery County Judge and Precinct 2 County Commissioner. Local political boss Marc Davenport is a co-defendant along with Doyal and Riley for allegedly violating Section 551.143 of the Texas Open […]

Montgomery County Judge Doyal files brief in his TOMA criminal case, continues to argue TOMA violates his free speech

Beaumont, August 23 – Criminal defendant and Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal filed his responsive brief in the Beaumont Court of Appeals on Monday, August 21, 2017. The State of Texas is appealing the dismissal of Doyal’s, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley’s, and local political boss and consultant Marc Davenport’s criminal case on constitutional […]

Editorial on the Trial of the 21st Century, The TOMA Trial: The Open Meetings Act is not unconstitutional, but Davenport shouldn’t be a defendant.

Image: The Constitution of the United States of America, National Archives, Washington, D.C. The Declaration of Independence resides in the vertical case above the horizontal cases holding the Constitution. Tomorrow, Visiting District Judge Randy Clapp of Wharton County will begin a week-long hearing on the constitutionality of the Texas Open Meetings Act under which Montgomery […]