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Texas To Tea Party: No, the Alamo Won't Fall Under UN Control

Texas To Tea Party: No, the Alamo Won't Fall Under UN Control
Texas Land Commissioner and open carry advocate Jerry Patterson was compelled to issue an official response to a conspiracy theorist he shared the stage with at a gun rally at the Alamo in late October. Alex Jones' website infowars.com claimed that the, "blue UN flag may fly above the historic shrine of liberty once it falls under UN control."
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San Antonio City Council Passes LGBT Non-Discrimination Ordinance

San Antonio City Council Passes LGBT Non-Discrimination Ordinance
The San Antonio City Council voted to pass the non-discrimination proposal authored by City Councilman Diego Bernal and Mayor Julian Castro. Starting at least 15 years ago, the local LGBT community has sought to add sexual orientation and gender identity to groups protected from discrimination. Two serious attempts in 1998 and 2011 to get non-discrimination laws to cover LGBT rights failed to pass.
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Texas Sized Leap: Dallas D.A. Backs Marriage Equality

Texas Sized Leap: Dallas D.A. Backs Marriage Equality
Yet another public official in a traditionally conservative state has admitted to possessing common sense, as Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins endorsed marriage equality during an interview with "Dallas Voice."
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