Here are some of the week’s most notable quotes culled from news reports from across Texas, and beyond.
Republican Rep. Mike Pence of Indiana, after he likened the Supreme Court’s ruling upholding the Affordable Care Act to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
My remarks at the Republican Conference following the Supreme Court decision were thoughtless.
From a Gallup poll on President Barack Obama’s faith.
These data show that in terms of his religion, most Americans do not adhere to the belief that he is a Muslim. However, the fact that almost one in five Republicans do hold this belief suggests the potential for continuing controversy on this issue in the months ahead.
David Loy, of the American Civil Liberties Union in San Diego County, on Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision to not get involved in a fight over whether a 29-foot war memorial cross can remain on public land.
In this case the government has no business playing favorites with religion, thus the Supreme Court decided properly to stay out of it.
One of the critical comments directed at Oreo after its Facebook page featured a picture of an Oreo filled with six layers of frosting in the colors of the rainbow flag.
No thanks Oreo. We don’t want this unhealthy sinful lifestyle flaunted.
Family Research Council President Tony Perkins, reacting to the Supreme Court ruling to uphold the Affordable Care Act.
The Obama administration has created, for the first time in American history, new federal regulations that toss aside the constitutional right to religious freedom by forcing religious institutions and employers to pay for abortion-causing drugs, contraceptives and sterilizations.