Texas Bans Bans: Adam Briggle quoted by @Newsweek

“For the past century, cities in Texas have had courts and the state recognize their power to govern themselves, with the understanding that the city knows best how to protect its way of life and its citizens,” says Adam Briggle, a philosophy professor at the University of North Texas in Denton, and the president of the Denton Drilling Awareness Group, which supports fracking bans. “That tradition has now been undermined.”

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.newsweek.com

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