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Posted on 13 Dec 2007 at 5:56pm

“That was a long time ago. I think it is more important to focus on where he is today.”

Rob Schlein, president of Log Cabin Republicans of Dallas, about statements Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee made about people with AIDS in 1992

“There’s still a lot of education that needs to be done in the police departments themselves.”

Paul Scott, executive director of Equality Texas, about the need for better enforcement of Texas’ hate crimes law

“We don’t want to whitewash over 20 years of history in that neighborhood by any means, but we don’t want to put up signs that would potentially say to people that if you’re not gay or lesbian, you’re not welcome.”

Michael Doughman, executive director of the Dallas Tavern Guild, on the design of banners to be hung on light poles on Cedar Springs

This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition December 14, 2007

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