Life or Death: It’s Up to Republicans November 30, 2022 - 00:00 Posted in: Opinions Texas government has a system that kills people. Few care except the victims’ families and loved ones.Who are these victims? They’re Texas prisoners dying from the heat in Texas prisons.In 2022, North Texas had 27 days of temperatures of 100 degrees or more. The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s office reported 12 fatalities. In July, temperatures in Central Texas hit 106 degrees1. In some prisons temperatures got “as high as 149 degrees.”2 Texas has 100 prisons; 70 have partial or no air conditioning. According to the Fort Worth Star Telegram, the most common offenses in Texas are drugs, theft, aggravated assault,PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!