Tag: George Bush

Bob Perry, No. 1 donor behind Texas marriage amendment in 2005, dies

Bob Perry, who built properties in Oak Lawn and was the top donor to the anti-gay marriage amendment in Texas, died Saturday. Perry came to national attention in 2004 when he funded Karl Rove’s “swiftboating” campaign against Sen. John Kerry who was challenging President George Bush for office. The purpose was to cast doubt on Kerry’s claim to being a decorated Vietnam War hero.

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From bad to much, much worse

NOT LIKELY | Despite predictions by The Economist, if Texas Gov. Rick Perry decides to run for president, he may take a more moderate position on some issues, but he probably won’t move to the middle on LGBT issues. If Rick...

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LGBTs join anti-Bush protest at SMU

Action timed to coincide with groundbreaking for Bush’s presidential library at SMU DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com PROTESTING BUSH | About 100 people from around the country, including some local...

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Gays join protest of Bush library groundbreaking

Rick Vanderslice About 100 people gathered to protest the groundbreaking of the George Bush Library on the Southern Methodist University campus this morning. Members of the LGBT community were among the organizers. Other...

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More from Laura Bush on gay marriage

Dallas resident and former first lady Laura Bush told CNN’s Larry King on Tuesday that she supports equal rights for same-sex couples. King asked Bush about a passage from her recent book in which she said she asked her...

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