Bethany Blankley

Bethany Blankley is a contributor for The Center Square.

Federal judge again declares DACA is illegal

(The Center Square) – A federal judge in Texas has now ruled twice that the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is illegal.  U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen… Read More

September 18, 2023
New education-related laws now in effect, one blocked in court

(The Center Square) – Three new education-related laws are now in effect. They require public higher education institutions to allow athletes to compete only according to their biological sex, to… Read More

September 5, 2023
Texas Supreme Court allows ban on minor gender dysphoria surgeries to take effect

(The Center Square) – The Texas Supreme Court on Thursday allowed a new state law to go into effect Friday, Sept. 1, prohibiting surgeries and procedures on, and pharmaceutical drugs… Read More

September 5, 2023
Public Education
Texas school considers allying with NGOs to aid illegal foreign national students

(The Center Square) – Fredericksburg Independent School District board members are considering partnering with nongovernmental organizations to provide health care services to “a pretty large population of undocumented students,” proposed… Read More

August 15, 2023
Abbott, pro-life leaders praise results of Heartbeat Act

(The Center Square) – Two years after the Texas legislature passed the Heartbeat Act, a new analysis published by Johns Hopkins estimates that nearly 9,800 babies were born… Read More

July 24, 2023