Here are some of the week’s most notable quotes culled from news reports from across Texas, and beyond.
CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin to Family Research Council President Tony Perkins.
I know you don’t want to answer the personal questions, but I’m going to try again … Why do — you’ve never been to the home of a same sex couple — why do homosexuals bother you so much?
Rita Ashley, on running against Bradley in the Republican primary for the Texas State Board of Education District 7 seat.
I’ve been screaming about David Bradley for 12 years.
Former Texas State Board of Education chairman Jack Christie and former Texas Education Commissioner Jim Nelson, in an editorial about SBOE elections.
But perhaps most fundamentally, we hope voters will choose state board candidates who make clear that they are far more interested in educating our schoolchildren than in fighting the endless culture wars. In other words, vote for a State Board of Education that puts our kids ahead of politics. The future of Texas depends on it.
Grove City College professor Warren Throckmorton, on David Barton’s latest book.
With “The Jefferson Lies” hitting the New York Times list of bestsellers, it seems clear that being fast and loose with the facts sells well.
Dan Quinn, Texas Freedom Network communications director, on this year’s State Board of Education elections.
The reason the elections are important is that the State Board guides what 5 million kids are going to learn in the public schools and most parents want public schools to provide an education based on facts and scholarship and not on politics and personal beliefs.