Category Archives: death penalty

Chelsea Richardson To Escape Death Row

I’ve written before on HayLadies! about Chelsea Richardson, the first woman in Tarrant County ever to be sentenced to death. I’ve written about her because she was the girlfriend of a man named Andrew Wamsley, who I attended school with … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

It’s Tuesday. And you know what that means. Don’t you? Because I don’t. Someone please tell me. Biggish news: the Silsbee, TX cheerleader who was forced to cheer on her rapist and then pay the school district’s court fees, may … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Who watched the GOP debate last night? I didn’t. I ate fish sticks and watched the Tudors instead. I like my douchey despots dressed in old-timey clothes. Here’s the news: Warren Jeffs, child rapist, wants a new trial. Rick Perry … Continue reading

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Ask A Texan: So, About That Gun Thing

Dear Ask A Texan, Remember Joe Horn? In 2007 he looked out his window and saw someone robbing his neighbor’s house (nobody was home, property loss only, there was no threat of bodily harm to anyone until Joe Horn stepped … Continue reading

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Texas Sex and Gender News Roundup

Hooray, Friday! I hate everything. Evidence from a slew of Texas teachers having sex with their students suggests we BLAME TEH TECHNOLOGIEZ. Rick Perry doesn’t really give a fuck about international law. Because of the Texas Legislature’s funding cuts, the … Continue reading

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Tarrant County Woman May Escape Death Row

Chelsea Richardson, the first woman in Tarrant County ever to be sentenced to death, is likely to have her sentence reduced to life in prison after her appellate lawyers alleged prosecutorial misconduct. I’ve written extensively about 27-year-old Richardson over the … Continue reading

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