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Molly White

Texas Rep. Molly White Explains Her Views On Muslims

Feb 3, 2015
Marjorie Kamys Cotera / Texas Tribune

After igniting a firestorm of criticism last week for suggesting that Muslims visiting her legislative office would be asked to "renounce Islamic terrorist groups and publicly announce allegiance to America and our laws," state Rep. Molly White said Monday she has nothing to apologize for — though she might have used her words differently.

Doualy Xaykaothao / KERA News

Buses from across the state carried several hundred Texas Muslims, many of them first-time visitors, to the state Capitol Thursday. They were met by a small but boisterous group of protesters -- and harsh words from at least one legislator.

Doualy Xaykaothao / KERA News

Hundreds of Muslims are rallying in Austin as part of their biennial Texas Capitol lobbying day -- but a small group of counter-protesters are trying to shout them down.