Daniel Friend is a reporter for The Texan. While recently finishing his degree in Political Science from Azusa Pacific University, he also interned in the U.S. Senate and co-authored a book on C. S. Lewis’s science fiction trilogy. In his spare time, he might be reading up on Dostoevsky or attempting to write a novel.
An Austin-based federal judge granted a temporary restraining order that will allow abortions to continue in the state, after an executive order from the governor postponed all non-essential surgical procedures.
The Trump administration is facing pressure to utilize the Defense Production Act, a Cold War-era policy giving the president authority to direct private industry. Here's a look at its history and the current debate.