The First Amendment and religious liberty has been under assault in Texas, and the Texas Senate State Affairs Committee held a hearing and took testimony to begin to look at potential solutions to propose during the 2017 legislative session.
The left of center Washington Post has entered into a city election campaign involving LGBT rights and access by men dressed as women into women’s restrooms. The Post’s “A perverted campaign against LGBT rights in Houston,” assaults ads shown in Houston, Texas, opposing a city ordinance that has been dubbed “the bathroom ordinance.” The author writes, “What goes too far is this bigoted ad and its perversion of the facts. It is an outright lie to say ‘any man at any time could enter a woman’s bathroom at any time simply by claiming to be a woman that day.’ Such a statement reveals a willful ignorance of what it means to be transgender.” The ordinance has been submitted to the voters in Houston during the city’s November election. The article contains a link to a Post article entitled, “Bruce Jenner’s teachable moment on being transgender.”
HOUSTON, Texas — Houston Texans owner Bob McNair, and former Houston Astros and six-time MLB All-Star player Lance Berkman, are opposing an ordinance that would allow transgendered men to use women’s restrooms in Houston. The ordinance has been dubbed by the chairman of the Harris County, Texas, Republican Party as “Mayor Parker’s Sexual Predator Protection Act.”
Lance Berkman, who played college ball at Rice before manning the outfield and first base for the Houston Astros, dodges high heat thrown by sports journalists outraged over his opposition to a spaced-out Space City law giving transsexual “women” access to the ladies’ room.