GOP Candidate Accuses Houston Mayor Of Gay "Strategy" For Marrying Partner

7:48 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

GOP Candidate Accuses Houston Mayor Of Gay "Strategy" For Marrying Partner

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On Thursday Houston Mayor Annise Parker married her long-time partner Kathy Hubbard in Palm Springs, California. State Sen. Dan Patrick, a Houston Republican running for lieutenant governor responded with a press release stating: "This is obviously part of a larger strategy of hers to turn Texas into California."
Here's the latest dispatch in the culture wars, Texas style: Houston Mayor Annise Parker decided to marry her long-time partner in California, where same-sex unions are legal. Lieutenant governor candidate and state Sen. Dan Patrick, R-Houston, decided that was a bridge too far. On Friday, he ...