Here are some of the week’s most notable quotes culled from news reports from across Texas, and beyond.
Phil Robertson of “Duck Dynasty,” during a rally against LGBT rights in Houston.
For all you ladies, in Texas, trust me when I tell you this. When you’re seated in your restroom, putting on your Maybelline, when I need to take a leak I’m not going there.
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chairman Steve Israel.
I won’t sugarcoat it — we always knew tonight would be a challenging night, and it was for Democrats at every level.
Anti-gay Pastor James David Manning of the ATLAH World Missionary Church in New York City, claiming that Starbucks flavors its coffee blends with semen from gay men.
My suspicion is that they’re getting their semen from sodomites. Semen flavors up the coffee and makes you think you’re having a good time.
Richard Land, the former president of Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention.
The American people have lost confidence in your leadership as president, and we’re going to not confirm any judicial nominations in the Senate until after the American people have had an opportunity to elect a new president.