Here are some of the week’s most notable quotes culled from news reports from across Texas, and beyond.
Radio talk show host Michael Medved, during a CPAC panel.
There has never been a state in this country that has ever banned gay marriage. That is a liberal lie.
Austin Ruse, president of the Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute, appearing as a guest host on American Family Radio.
My daughters go to a little private religious school and we pay an arm and a leg for it precisely to keep them away from all of this kind of nonsense. I do hope that they go to a Christian college or university and to keep them so far away from the hard left, human-hating people that run modern universities, who should all be taken out and shot.
Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn.
And the thing that I think is getting a little tiresome is the gay community have so bullied the American people and they have so intimidated politicians that politicians fear them and they think they get to dictate the agenda everywhere. Well, not with the Constitution you don’t.
Fox News host Bill O’Reilly’s odd criticism of President Obama’s appearance on “Between Two Ferns” with comedian Zach Galifianakis.
All I can tell is you Abe Lincoln would not have done it.
Televangelist Pat Robertson, explaining that God had caused a brief power outage in Washington, D.C. to mock Senate Democrats who held a late-night discussion about climate change.
So, God says, ‘Harry and Barbara, you’ve got it all wrong.’ He dropped the temperature 40 degrees, sent so much wind that it that it knocked out the lights in the Capitol dome for the first time in years. And it’s still cold!
Albert Mohler, president of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Religious liberty has never been threatened in our lifetimes, and probably in terms of the American experiment, like it will be threatened with same-sex marriage.
Tea party favorite Dr. Ben Carson, comparing the United States to the Third Reich.
I know you’re not supposed to say Nazi Germany, but I don’t care about political correctness.