The Week in Quotes (Sept. 2 – Sept. 8)

Here are some of the week’s most notable quotes culled from news reports from across Texas, and beyond.

Country music star Hank Williams Jr. at the Stockyards Music Festival in Fort Worth on Sunday.

We’ve got a Muslim for a President who hates cowboys, hates cowgirls, hates fishing, hates farming, loves gays, and we hate him!

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Texas state Rep. Donna Howard, D-Austin, at a public meeting in Austin to discuss proposed rules for the Texas Women’s Health Program.

Try to get the politics out of the way and do what’s best for Texas women.

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Gloria Steinem, speaking at a statewide conference of the Texas Council on Family Violence, where she was delivering the keynote address.

The action to defund Planned Parenthood is a shame for Texas and this country and makes Texas an exception to every other advanced democracy in the world. Every other democracy considers reproductive freedom, the right of an individual to decide when and whether to have children, an accepted part of health care.

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Christina Forrester, founder and president of the group Christian Democrats of America.

The notion that one party holds a cornerstone on Christianity, that’s breaking and that’s what one of our goals is — to break that stereotype because the reason that we’re Democrats is because we are Christians.

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