This podcast is your home base for learning about the dynamic issues and people in the heart of the Lone Star State.
Experts discuss the ins-and-outs of our most important cases, dig into our roots, and break-down the bold (and sometimes strange) Texas history that you probably didn’t learn in school.
Spotting Scams | Episode 4
March is Consumer Protection Month, and protecting Texans is a year-round priority at the Texas Attorney General's Office. Due to current coronavirus related issues across the state, Texans should be wary of scammers and unscrupulous businesses who may seek to take advantage of the emergency declaration.
In this episode, host Kayleigh Date shares Texas' price gouging laws, best tips for spotting a scammer, and how to report this kind of shady activity to our office. Stay safe, and be on guard for scam artists and price gouging.
Election Integrity | Episode 3
Secure elections are the cornerstone of a thriving republic. As voter fraud is exposed across the nation, the integrity of our election process is more important than ever. But who is committing election fraud and how do they do it?
In this episode, Jonathan White, Chief of the Election Fraud Section of the Texas Attorney General’s Special Prosecutions Division, joins us to discuss voter fraud, how it impacts the democratic process, and what Texas can do to keep our elections secure, free, and fair.
Click here to learn more about how the Texas Attorney General is combating election fraud.
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Human Trafficking | Episode 2
Human trafficking is modern-day slavery and Texas is on the forefront of combating the exploitation of men, women, and children for profit.
In this episode, Mallory Vincent, Assistant Attorney General for the Human Trafficking and Transnational/Organized Crime Section, joins us to discuss the realities of trafficking, red flags, and how Texans are empowered to “Be The One” to end this horrific crime. Learn more about the Texas Attorney General’s fight against trafficking here: https://www.texasattorneygeneral.gov/initiatives/human-trafficking
Watch the Texas Attorney General training video and documentary “Be The One in the Fight Against Human Trafficking” here: https://vimeo.com/244718411
Contact the Texas Office of the Attorney General, Human Trafficking and Transnational/Organized Crime Section at 512-463-1646 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Texans can also report suspected trafficking to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline by calling 1-888-373-7888, texting “Help” or “Info” to 233733, or emailing Report@PolarisProject.org.
Religious Liberty | Episode 1
Religious freedom is a core element of the U.S. Constitution, but how does that right impact our everyday lives?
On our very first episode, David Hacker, Special Counsel to the First Assistant Attorney General, joins us as we discuss the free exercise of religion clause listed in our First Amendment. We dig into the finer points of religious liberty and share details of both high and low-profile cases centered around this fundamental right.