Texas Lawmaker Aims ‘Muslim' as Epithet Against Euless City Council Candidate

AUSTIN — A leading conservative in the Texas House has drawn fire for highlighting the fact a Euless City Council candidate is a Muslim who he warns would bring "massive changes" to the suburban Tarrant County city. On Monday, Bedford Republican Rep. Jonathan Stickland said on Facebook that Euless residents should "beware" that Salman Bhojani is part of "a slate of progressive liberals in our non-partisan city council elections."Stickland said Bhojani is "a Muslim, lawyer, and a lifelong Democrat who supports raising your taxes."Stickland, who is a member of the Texas Freedom Caucus in the House, linked to a video that he said in a brief interview Thursday is posted on Bhojani's campaign website.  Continue reading...

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