Cowboys Roped Into Bathroom Bill Debate, Gift Cards as Currency on Backpage.com: Your Monday Evening Roundup

Good evening. Here are some stories you may have missed today.Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here.New political ad pulls Cowboys, NFL draft into middle of 'bathroom bill' debate in TexasThe Cowboys' efforts to land the NFL draft and how it could be derailed by the legislative push for a "bathroom bill" is part of a $1 million ad buy that will begin to play on radio stations Tuesday.The Texas Association of Business is behind the ads. The Cowboys aren’t associated with the campaign, but they are featured.A woman describes herself as a lifelong Cowboys fan and talks about how she’s thrilled that the 2018 draft could be in North Texas. She then says the NFL could reject the club’s bid to host the festivities, costing Texas “millions of dollars in lost revenue and leaving a lot of Cowboys fans angry" if the bathroom bill passes in Texas.He's out: The Dallas Cowboys have cut WR Lucky Whitehead, who has warrant out for arrest from June shoplifting charge.The 85th, and then some: All you need to know about the Texas Legislature's special session.   Continue reading...

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