The family of a Black high school student in Texas has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the state’s governor and attorney general over being suspended by his school district for his hairstyle.
Advocates say migrants should be given safe means to seek asylum, not razor-wire obstacles.
Texas has been at the forefront of a conservative effort across the nation to ban books that contain discussions of race, sexuality and gender identity.
Authorities have said they believe the attack was random. The boy remains in the hospital in critical condition.
The 2-month-old was left inside the car for roughly three hours following a pediatrics appointment, authorities said.
Billy Chemirmir, 50, was serving life without parole after being convicted of murdering two women, and Texas authorities had accused him of killing more than a dozen others.
The Texas Republican was suspended for four months while the state Senate decided the fate of his career.
On Friday, the jury of 30 senators deliberated for about eight hours but did not emerge for what will be a historic vote.
Texas' Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton was impeached on corruption allegations.
The Texas Supreme Court has denied Jones' attempt to stop the case involving a woman who has accused him of forcibly kissing her in 2018.