"Legislation being considered in Texas would strip the salaries and pensions of clerks who issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples — even if the Supreme Court strikes down Texas’ marriage ban later this year."
Seem iffy? Probably is
Says Ted Cruz said, "There is no place for gays or atheists in my America. None. Our Constitution makes that clear."
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."
Says a Justice Department memo "directs that you must openly embrace gay marriage and homosexuality."
Some, not all
Leticia Van de Putte
Says residents of Texas and San Antonio can be fired or denied jobs because they are gay.
On eve of war, opposed secession, not slavery
Says Sam Houston opposed slavery and as governor said Texas should not leave the union over slavery.
It's a parent!
Says legislation supported by gay rights activists would strip "mother" and "father" from future Texas birth certificates.
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."
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."
From Clinton (71 percent) to Kerry (77 percent)
"Exit polls indicate that Democrats get over 70 percent of LGBT votes in federal elections."
We admit: We're guessing what "acts" Dewhurst abhors
"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."
That could happen, under certain circumstances
"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."
Solid math, then unsupported conclusions about Democrats
Challenger Tim Tuggey "is a lobbyist who donated over $41,000 to Democrats who support abortion and same-sex marriage."
He supports civil unions -- not the same as marriage.
Republican Party of Texas
Says Bill White is for gay marriage.
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