The Week in Quotes (Sept. 11 – 17)

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

U.S. Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, on what he believes will happen if Hillary Clinton is elected president.

Your religious freedom will be gone, your freedom of speech will be gone. Freedom of the press, well, that’s not officially gone, it’s just if you express truth in the press, the rest of the press makes fun of you.

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Mark Emmert, president of the NCAA, announcing that the seven championships scheduled in North Carolina during this academic year would be relocated because of HB2.

Fairness is about more than the opportunity to participate in college sports, or even compete for championships. We believe in providing a safe and respectful environment at our events and are committed to providing the best experience possible for college athletes, fans and everyone taking part in our championships.

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Texas Freedom Network President Kathy Miller, asking the State Board of Education to reject the proposed deeply offensive Mexican American Heritage textbook.

You can’t in good faith adopt this textbook. Doing so would aid academic fraud and, more importantly, lead some students to feel that their heritage and culture is less worthy than others. And I know none of you want to do that.

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These programs by their sheer design will take money away from our public schools, and our public schools continue to be woefully underfunded and our teachers continue to be underpaid.

These programs by their sheer design will take money away from our public schools, and our public schools continue to be woefully underfunded and our teachers continue to be underpaid.

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Jason Miller, Donald Trump’s senior communications adviser, saying what Trump won’t say out loud and in public for years.

Having successfully obtained President Obama’s birth certificate when others could not, Mr. Trump believes that President Obama was born in the United States.

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