This is certainly not the first time I have been ashamed to consider myself a Texan. There was the redistricting flap, and of course we are responsible for such jackasses as Tom DeLay and John Cornyn. And now, this
piece of legislation marks yet another day when I yearn to live a state where the capitol is not dominated by a load of bigots.
Texas could become the only state to bar gays from becoming foster parents under legislation passed Wednesday by the House.
The ban is part of a bill to revamp the state's Child Protective Services agency. It passed 135-6 with two abstentions and now heads to the Senate.
Now that's some lone star hate.