The team that screwed up the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance recall have proven themselves to be equally incompetent in Plano. County of residence was omitted from the Plano petitions, which invalidated all of the signatures. In Houston, fewer than 4,000 signatures turned in were valid out of more than 50,000. Plano ruled none of the signatures was valid.
Republican State Sen. John Carona of Dallas, who drew the ire of social conservatives when he spoke out in support of pro-LGBT legislation last year, has signed a letter calling for the Boy Scouts of America to keep its ban on gay Scouts and leaders.