"These battle scars we have after last night’s meeting, they’re just going to be temporary."
Jesse Garcia, president of Stonewall Democrats of Dallas, on division within the group about whether to endorse Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama for the Democratic presidential nomination
"I am worried that the voters may not know enough about these candidates, and that these opportunists could get elected."
Darlene Ewing, chairwoman of the Dallas County Democratic Party, on Republican candidates seeking to capitalize on the political climate by running as Democrats this year
"The Presbyterian Church U.S.A. is still one body that follows one set of clear standards for its officers. Nothing has changed."
Presbyterians for Renewal in Louisville, Ky., in a statement praising a ruling by the Presbyterian Church’s highest court declaring there are no exceptions to the church’s ban on ordaining non-celibate gays and lesbians
This article appeared in the Dallas Voice print edition, February 22, 2008.