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…And They Say California is Crazy?

Oh, how I miss Molly Ivins. "This state or a political subdivision of this state may not create or recognize any legal status identical or similar to marriage." That’s from a 2005 amendment to the Texas state constitution. It was passed by the “lege” as Molly used to refer to the state legislature. The amendment…

We hold these truths to be self-evident…

Today we celebrate our national independence 233 years after the Second Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness. I’m relieved…