Texas Supreme Court Rules Runaway DEMS Can Be ARRESTED

Texas Supreme Court decided on Tuesday that the Democratic lawmakers who fled in order to delay passage of election security legislation can be arrested and brought to the state House of Representatives.

Plaintiffs in the case were Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan. The unanimous ruling overturns a county judge's restraining order blocking their arrest, the third attempt by a lower court to shield the state representatives.

In his opinion Tuesday, Justice Jimmy Blacklock insisted the ruling doesn't have to do with whether arresting the absent members is a 'good idea' or if the voting legislation they're avoiding is 'desirable.'

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