Unknown if Abbott agrees
Greg Abbott "heads up a party whose platform calls for the repeal of the Voting Rights Act."
About 20 judges off
Every one of "more than 30 federal judges who have considered the issue of gay and lesbian rights since last June… ruled that marriage is a constitutional right and you cannot deprive individual citizens of that right based on their sexual orientation."
Before passage of Civil Rights Act of 1957
During Lyndon B. Johnson’s first 20 years in Congress, "he opposed every civil rights measure that came up for a vote."
Flawed backup delivers close-to-right number
"Firearms homicides are down about 40 percent" since Texas passed concealed-gun permit law.
Subject to overcounting
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 71.2 percent of Hispanic registered voters in Texas and over 86 percent of African American registered voters participated in the 2012 elections.
Some, not all
Leticia Van de Putte
Says residents of Texas and San Antonio can be fired or denied jobs because they are gay.
Now up to 27
Says he has sued the Obama administration 25 times.
Ballots were one reason
Says 40 years ago, the U.S. placed Texas under Voting Rights Act for failing to print ballots in Spanish.
A 2006 survey, mostly unchallenged
Says recent studies indicate that nationally, only 8 percent of white voting-age citizens but 25 percent of African-American voting-age citizens lack government-issued photo IDs.
Says the Department of Defense changed its definitions of al-Qaeda and the Taliban making it so almost anybody can be loosely associated with the groups.
And Fort Worth, San Marcos, Round Rock...
Get EQUAL Texas
"Between Austin, San Antonio, Houston and Dallas over 8,000 same-sex couples are raising children."
Spoiler: the punch line isn't "Then you better go catch it"
Says a prank phone call caused "400 children to be taken from their parents... without warrant."
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