Texas GOP says we’re all gay?

Posted on 20 May 2016 at 3:50pm

Ah, the importance of grammar.

We all know that the Texas Republican Party, never in danger of being a progressive body, last week approved a state party platform that very definitely opposes LGBT equality. But a grammatical error on one platform plank seems to back up the idea held by many that the Texas GOP is controlled by not just a bunch of bigots, but a bunch of illiterate bigots.

As The New Civil Rights points out, because someone used the wrong verb, the party platform actually says that most Texans are gay and that homosexuality is ordained in the Bible. Check it out for yourself:

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