Now that Rick Perry has dropped out of the presidential race — technically, he has “suspended” his campaign, sort of the way a cattle rustler gets “suspended” from committing larceny by a vigilante posse — many gay Texans are probably scratching their Stetsons with quizzical looks on their faces wondering, “Garsh … who can I vote for now?!” Fear not, Log Cabinites!
Rather than ignore the people wearing tin foil hats, Gov. Greg Abbott is making a name for himself nationally by addressing the controversy and protecting the state from being overrun by putting the Texas National Guard on standby.
With the federal judge striking down the Texas Constitutional Amendment prohibiting gay marriage and civil unions, hopefully this is the beginning of the end of a sorry, hateful chapter in Texas history.
A date has been set for two Texas couples challenging the state’s marriage amendment to appear in court to argue that a temporary injunction should be ordered, preventing state officials from enforcing the law.
No water for you. That’s the message the state of New Mexico delivered to Texas in a statement today, saying it will no longer allow the Rio Grande River to continue its course into the Lone Star State.