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A draft of the Texas Republican Party's new platform embraces gay conversion therapy, arguing that it is a viable option for "patients who are seeking escape from the homosexual lifestyle."
(HT: ThinkProgress) The Texas GOP convention kicks off Thursday, and one of the tasks of delegates is rewriting the party's
In February, a federal judge overturned Texas' ban on marriage equality. Abbott vowed to defend it all the way to the U.S
"We affirm that the practice of homosexuality tears at the fabric of society and contributes to the breakdown of the family
The declaration by the state's GOP comes as Texas continues protracted fights over voting rights on several legal fronts
The party also notes its encouragement of legislation that prevents "non-citizens unlawfully present in the United States
The platform, which lays out the party's principles, is adopted every two years. The Texas Republican Party adopted a new
Some primaries separate the partisans from the pretenders, the moderates from the true believers. Not so here in Texas, where we just had our primaries, and Republicans are arguing over who won the circular firing squad.
No member of the Texas State Board of Education has damaged the state's educational system more than the anti-intellectual Ken Mercer. And now, voters have the opportunity to put an end to his embarrassing actions.
Our nation and our children will be watching to see if the Republican party commits itself to the America of opportunity and possibilities, free of the hate, bigotry and prejudice found in the Texas GOP platform.