Tag Archives: Wendy Davis

TEXAS: Lt. Governor Vows To Block “Disgraceful” Wendy Davis Filibuster Movie From Filming In Senate Chamber

The Austin Statesman reports: Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick on Thursday said that, if he can help it, the planned movie on former state Sen. Wendy Davis’ 2013 filibuster won’t be shot in the Texas Senate chamber. “If I have anything to do with that, I’m not going to let them use the Senate chamber to shoot because they have ...

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TEXAS: Anti-Gay AG Greg Abbott Beats Wendy Davis In Gubernatorial Race

Davis’ support for abortion rights made her public enemy #1 in Teabagistan.  Celebrations are erupting on Twitter.

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Houston Pastor: Pray That Spirits Of Darkness Confuse LGBT Rights Supporters

As Houston officials review the validity of the petition signatures to place a repeal of the HERO ordinance on the public ballot, a local pastor is asking his followers to make “imprecatory prayers” against the bill’s supporters. Via the pro-gay Texas Freedom Network: Imprecatory prayers are those that ask God to burden, curse or even destroy wicked individuals and institutions. ...

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Tweet Of The Day – Wendy Davis

(Via Good As You) RELATED: The most recent polls show Davis trailing Attorney General Greg Abbott by about 12 points in the Texas gubernatorial race.

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TEXAS: Greg Abbott And Wendy Davis Easily Win Gubernatorial Primaries

Anti-gay GOP Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and Democratic state Sen. Wendy Davis today both coasted to easy wins in their respective primary bids to succeed Gov. Rick Perry. Abbott clinched the Republican nomination for governor and Davis locked up her party’s selection, thereby making official a showdown poised to become a record-shattering arm’s race of fundraising in a Texas ...

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TEXAS: Wendy Davis Endorses Marriage

Democratic Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis today endorsed same-sex marriage and called on her election opponent, Texas AG Greg Abbott, to stop defending the state’s ban. “It’s my strong belief that when people love each other and are desirous of creating a committed relationship with each other that they should be allowed to marry, regardless of their sexual orientation,” Davis ...

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Cookie Cott 2014

Anti-abortion groups have launched yet another national boycott of Girl Scout cookies because, among other reasons, the organization tweeted a link to a 2013 Huffington Post article that included Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis in a list of candidates for “Woman Of The Year.” The groups intend to disrupt cookie sales by thrusting flyers at potential buyers. The groups have ...

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Bristol Palin Attacks Wendy Davis

“Gosh, children are sooo inconvenient, huh? I’m glad my mother didn’t put motherhood on the shelf when she was elected to City Council, then became our mayor, then Governor. Oh sorry – I mentioned my mother… Have you liberals gone into a tail spin of hate already? Did I lose you? I know you would rather think about Wendy Davis, ...

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HRC Endorses Wendy Davis

Via press release: “Wendy Davis has been a champion for equality for all, whether it is the working poor or LGBT Texans,” said HRC President Chad Griffin. “Her dedication to the underdog and commitment to fairness for all Texas families make her the right choice for Governor.” Wendy Davis has a strong history of support for the LGBT community, having ...

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Wendy Davis To Run For Texas Governor

Next week Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis, who catapulted to national fame for her marathon filibuster of an anti-abortion bill, will formally announce to her bid to run for governor. Ms. Davis’s decision has the potential to turn the race to determine Gov. Rick Perry’s successor into a rare competitive showdown between long-suffering Texas Democrats and the Republican conservatives who ...

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