The Week in Quotes (Jan. 1 – 7)

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

Franklin Graham, on why Donald Trump won the presidential election.

It wasn’t hacking. It wasn’t Wiki-leaky or whatever. It was God, in my opinion, and I believe his hand was at work, and I think he’s given Christians an opportunity.


TFN founder and current president of Planned Parenthood, Cecile Richards.

I do believe that the world only rolls forward. That’s the way we have to look at this particular moment in time: as an opportunity to grow our movement like never before.


U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks, on the Texas rules requiring burial or cremation of fetal remains.

This is purely 100 percent political. I’ve heard no evidence otherwise.

TFN President Kathy Miller, on the filing of Senate Bill 6, which would bar transgender people from using public restrooms consistent with their gender identity.

It’s hard to imagine something more crass and cruel than the state’s highest elected officials using fear-mongering to bully vulnerable kids and adults who simply want to use the restroom.