Straus Opposition Begins To Pile Up: RedState Recommends Ken Paxton

Nov 16, 2010
Topic: Elections , Update

http://www.redstate.com/erick/2010/11/15/ken-paxton-should-be-the-speaker-of-texass-house/

REASONS TO OPPOSE JOE STRAUS FOR TEXAS SPEAKER, AND ELECT A CONSERVATIVE SPEAKER

Straus was Elected By 65 Democrats & Only 11 Republicans:

  • Straus Still Relies on Democratic Support (link shows Ds at his press conference last week).
    • Democrat Reps at Straus Press Conference-Senfronia Thompson, Richard Raymond, others.

http://txvalues.org/2010/11/04/conservative-leaders-demand-a-conservative-texas-speaker-of-the-house/

Straus Enjoys Strong Planned Parenthood/NARAL Support:

Choose Life License Plate Denied Under Straus Reign:

  • Never received a regular hearing, because of Demcorat Chair, Rep. Joe Pickett opposed the bill.  Rep. Pickett was appointed by Straus.
  • Choose Life Bill Had Bipartisan Support (83 of 150 Members had Signed on to support it).
  • Choose Life Bill died in the House without a vote in committee or on the House Floor. http://www.legis.state.tx.us/BillLookup/History.aspx?LegSess=81R&Bill=HB109

Sonogram Bill Denied: 

Denial of Voting Rights on State Board of Education:

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