For the Texas House, It's Time to Flush the Unnecessary, Damaging Bathroom Bill

It's time for the Texas House to kill the pandering, unnecessary "bathroom bill" that has been dropped in its lap, like an overfull diaper, by the irresponsible Senate. Fortunately, there is every reason to believe the House is up to the challenge. Speaker Joe Straus called the bill unnecessary even before the Legislature convened in January. And on Thursday, Republican Byron Cook of Coriscana, who chairs the State Affairs committee to which the bill is assigned, doubled-down on that sentiment: "We've never seen an issue that would indicate there's a need to address a bathroom bill.... There's no evidence of a problem."  Continue reading...

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