In Texas and across the United States, domestic violence is unfortunately a common occurrence. An act of domestic violence takes place when a family member commits a violent act against another person in the household. Harming a child and abusing a spouse are two examples of domestic violence. The legal term applies to any person residing in the same household, including a spouse or an unmarried partner. The sexual orientations of the involved individuals do not matter.
A Bexar County Sheriff's Office corporal who worked in the county jail's detention unit has been taken into custody and charged with drug possession, drug possession with the intent to distribute and bribery. He was transferred to a detention facility in another county to avoid a conflict of interest according to the BCSO.
Medical marijuana has been a controversial topic in Texas, and the current medical marijuana program is one of the most restrictive in the country. Last month Texas lawmakers made large strides to expand the state’s medical marijuana program, but critics say the legislation doesn’t go far enough.