Statements about Gays and Lesbians
Says a Justice Department memo "directs that you must openly embrace gay marriage and homosexuality."
Says residents of Texas and San Antonio can be fired or denied jobs because they are gay.
Says Sam Houston opposed slavery and as governor said Texas should not leave the union over slavery.
Says legislation supported by gay rights activists would strip "mother" and "father" from future Texas birth certificates.
"Between Austin, San Antonio, Houston and Dallas over 8,000 same-sex couples are raising children."
Says that "all those who do not answer directly to the president, they've said (repealing Don't Ask, Don't Tell) is a terrible idea."
"Exit polls indicate that Democrats get over 70 percent of LGBT votes in federal elections."
"Every citizen is entitled to the freedom of speech, but no one should have the right to use government funds or institutions to portray acts that are morally reprehensible to the vast majority of Americans."
"An attack on a healthy 22-year-old homosexual man would be more protected under the law than an attack on an eight-year-old child."
Challenger Tim Tuggey "is a lobbyist who donated over $41,000 to Democrats who support abortion and same-sex marriage."
Says Bill White is for gay marriage.
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