Stallions Statue. Photo by Nathalie Cohetero

Daily News Recap (6-26-15)

by Kassandra Garza
KTSW News

Stallions Statue. Photo by Nathalie Cohetero
Photo by Nathalie Cohetero

According to New York times, New York prison escapee Richard Matt has been shot and killed near lake Titus in New York just a few hours ago. David Sweat is being chased by law enforcement teams.

At least 37 people were killed at a beachfront Tunisian hotel today in the city of Soose. There were three attackers, only one was caught. Along with these attacks, two other terrorist attacks occurred in France and Kuwait. One person was beheaded and two injured at a gas factory in southeastern France. And ISIS claims to be responsible for bombing a mosque in Kuwait’s capital.

The supreme court has ruled that states across the U.S cannot ban gay marriage. This is the gay rights advocates biggest victory yet. The U.S. is now the 21st country in the World to legalize gay marriage nationwide. Shortly after the Supreme Court ruled gay marriage bans unconstitutional, Texas republicans have expressed their disappointment with the ruling. Ken Paxton, attorney general, has suggested that the state’s next battle will be to defend religious liberty. Governor Greg Abbott said, the supreme court has abandoned the role of impartial judicial arbiter, and that five of the justices are imposing their views on a matter that the constitution and previous courts have left to the people of the States. Before the ruling, gay marriage had been made legal in 37 states and the District of Columbia. As of now Hays County will not be issuing same sex marriage licenses, according to the Hays County Clerk’s office. Hays County is seeking direction from Ken Paxton.

Starting today through this weekend, Cheatham street warehouse is hosting their BIGfest in celebration of Big John Mill’s birthday. The celebration raises money for the Cheatham street warehouse music foundation, which has helped musicians get their start such as George Strait and Randy Rogers.

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