Here are some of the week’s most notable quotes culled from news reports from across Texas, and beyond.
Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson’s view on same-sex marriage. He made the remarks while campaigning with Ted Cruz in Iowa.
It is nonsense. It is evil. It’s wicked. It’s sinful. They want us to swallow it, you say. We have to run this bunch out of Washington, D.C. We have to rid the earth of them. Get them out of there.
Religious-right activist Bob Vander Plaats, on Sen. Ted Cruz’s victory in the Iowa caucuses Monday night.
I think after this, I think New Hampshire is going to take a lead from Iowa that Trump is not inevitable, he’s not unstoppable, he’s not the winner all the times that he says he is
Texas Observer writer Andrea Grimes, on the ongoing battle over access to abortion care.
Pregnancy isn’t an idea. It’s a bodily reality. And it needn’t be an inevitability forced upon unwilling Americans by the same people who want to cut funding for contraception and cervical cancer screenings.
Sen. Ted Cruz, when confronted about his denial of climate change science by a victim of historic floods in Wimberley, Texas, last year.
There are scientists with political agendas.
Retired Dallas County District Judge John Cruezot, on Dallas County Justice of the Peace Bill Metzger’s announcement that he will perform marriages for heterosexual couples only.
If I do marriages, I do all or none.