Texas State Senate http://tpr.org en The Source: What's In A Platform? http://tpr.org/post/source-whats-platform <div>Last month's Texas republican party platform aimed to rouse the base, inspiring action.&nbsp;Blowback<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> inside and outside the party of endorsing reparative therapy for homosexuals and the party's abandoning a guest worker program&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">had party leaders walking back the importance of the document. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 21:17:11 +0000 Paul Flahive 34339 at http://tpr.org The Source: What's In A Platform? State Senator Leticia Van de Putte Files Bills To Protect Victims Of Human Trafficking http://tpr.org/post/state-senator-leticia-van-de-putte-files-bills-protect-victims-human-trafficking <p></p><p><a href="http://www.vandeputte.senate.state.tx.us/" target="_blank">District 26 State Senator Leticia Van de Putte (D)</a> said minors who have been kidnapped and made to do things against their will should not be punished further by the justice system, even though they have technically engaged in conduct that violates prostitution laws.</p> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 15:32:51 +0000 Eileen Pace 1694 at http://tpr.org State Senator Leticia Van de Putte Files Bills To Protect Victims Of Human Trafficking