- On Monday, the Texas House was briefly overtaken by hundreds of people protesting the state’s new anti-sanctuary cities law, known as SB4, the Associated Press reported.
- The new law, which was signed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on May 7, will require both local police chiefs and sheriffs to comply with federal requests to hold criminal suspects for possible deportation. If they do not comply, they could lose their jobs or end up in jail themselves.
- To oppose the bill, hundreds of demonstrators showed up in red shirts with the words “fight back” emblazoned on the front.
- The noise prompted House leadership to stop its session, the last one before its recess. Read More (5/29/17 5:50 PM)
It's national burger day today and I can just see Lewin grinning like an idiot and celebrating like it's the best holiday ever