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Texas GOP Platform Draft Endorses Gay Conversion Therapy

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel & Kasey Varner | Posted 06.06.2014 | Politics

A draft of the Texas Republican Party's new platform embraces gay conversion therapy, arguing that it is a viable option for "patients who are seeking...

Amanda Terkel

Top Texas GOP Candidate Played Key Role In Denying LGBT Group A Spot At Republican Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two gay rights groups revealed this week that the Texas Republican Party has prohibited them from setting up a booth in the exhibition h...

Amanda Terkel

Republican Gay Rights Groups Denied Booths At Texas GOP Convention

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two Republican gay rights groups are calling out the Texas Republican Party for denying them the chance to put up booths at the upcoming...

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Jeff Danziger | Posted 10.02.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Gene Demby

Texas GOP: Repeal The Voting Rights Act

HuffingtonPost.com | Gene Demby | Posted 06.27.2012 | Black Voices

The Texas Republican Party has released its official platform for 2012, and the repeal of the landmark Voting Rights Act of 1965 is one of its central...

Texas Republicans Say Schools Shouldn't Teach "Higher Order Thinking Skills"

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 06.28.2012 | Education

Early this month, Texas Republican delegates met in Fort Worth to approve their 2012 platform, notable parts of which take aim at the state's educatio...

Texas GOP Dials It Back On Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics

The Texas Republican Party adopted a new platform this past weekend reaffirming the party's opposition to same-sex marriage and pornography, while end...

Texas' Circular Firing Squad

Jason Stanford | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics
Jason Stanford

Some primaries separate the partisans from the pretenders, the moderates from the true believers. Not so here in Texas, where we just had our primaries, and Republicans are arguing over who won the circular firing squad.

Overturning the Texas School Board Madness? It's Possible

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

No member of the Texas State Board of Education has damaged the state's educational system more than the anti-intellectual Ken Mercer. And now, voters have the opportunity to put an end to his embarrassing actions.

Texas Republican Platform Attacks Gays and Disabled

Rev. Dr. Cindi Love | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Cindi Love

Our nation and our children will be watching to see if the Republican party commits itself to the America of opportunity and possibilities, free of the hate, bigotry and prejudice found in the Texas GOP platform.