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Stepping Across the Line to Support Marriage

Shoppin Wrote: Mar 29, 2013 5:46 PM
Hopefully all the wingnuts will move there and we can make it a country to itself. What a great way to get rid of the right wing. They can ghettoize themselves in Texas.

As a Texan, I grew up hearing about the legend of a fellow attorney, William Travis, who, when surrounded in the Alamo by Santa Anna’s army, drew his sword, traced a line in the sand, and invited all who were ready to give the ultimate price for their cause to step across the line. Of 183 men with him, all but one crossed the line.

In a vivid illustration of “the pen is mightier than the sword,” a record number of friend-of-the-court briefs (formally known as amicus briefs) were filed with the U.S. Supreme Court in the last two...