Here are some of the week’s most notable quotes culled from news reports from across Texas, and beyond.
Danny Caldwell, who is openly gay and married to a woman, on a brief he signed that asks the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold state bans on same-sex marriage.
I decided to sign it because our marriage that we have, I do feel, is under attack.
TFN President Kathy Miller, on the appointment of Donna Bahorich as the new chair of the Texas State Board of Education.
If Gov. Abbott wanted to demonstrate that he won’t continue his predecessor’s efforts to politicize and undermine our state’s public schools, this appointment falls far short.
The Democratic National Committee’s statement on Tuesday’s announcement by Donald Trump that he’s running for president.
He adds some much-needed seriousness that has previously been lacking from the GOP field, and we look forward hearing more about his ideas for the nation.
Lyle Denniston of SCOTUSblog, on whether opponents of the Texas abortion sonogram law could ask the 5th Circuit of Appeals to take another look at the case.
The challengers in Texas could go back to the court where they lost and try to get that court to reconsider by arguing that the Texas law is as vulnerable to challenge as the North Carolina law was.
U.S. Rep. Kay Granger, R-Fort Worth, on why there are so few women in Texas’ congressional delegation.
It just is puzzling.