Here are some of the week’s most notable quotes culled from news reports from across Texas, and beyond.
U.S. District Judge John G. Heyburn II, ripping apart arguments against same-sex marriage. Heyburn on Tuesday overturned Kentucky’s ban on same-sex marriage.
These arguments are not those of serious people.
George Takei, Star Trek actor and outspoken activist, weighing in on this week’s Supreme Court decision on the Hobby Lobby case.
One wonders whether the case would have come out differently if a Muslim-run chain business attempted to impose Sharia law on its employees.
Ann Coulter, on the World Cup.
Any growing interest in soccer can only be a sign of the nation’s moral decay.
Todd Akin, attempting to explain his infamous “legitimate rape” comments made during his senate campaign.
My comment about a woman’s body shutting the pregnancy down was directed to the impact of stress on fertilization. This is something fertility doctors debate and discuss. Doubt me? Google ‘stress and fertilization,’ and you will find a library of research on the subject.
TFN President Kathy Miller remarking on the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision on Burwell v. Hobby Lobby.
This decision today holds a woman’s healthcare decisions hostage to the religious belief of the corporation that employs her; that’s not religious freedom.
Excerpt from the 1968 Supreme Court decision, Newman v. Piggie Park Enterprises. Last week was the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Rights Act.
[The defendant contended] that the [Civil Rights] Act was invalid because it “contravenes the will of God” and constitutes an interference with the “free exercise of the Defendant’s religion.”
BONUS: This guy turned Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s dissent in the Hobby Lobby contraception mandate case into a song.