Lt. Gov. Patrick says âwe wonâ on bathroom bill, considers issue âsettledâ
SAN ANTONIO - Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says the battle over the so-called bathroom bill is over, even though the legislation never became law in Texas.
“We won,” Patrick told reporters Thursday at the Republican Party of Texas’ annual convention. “This issue is settled.”
Patrick’s reasoning is that in the Republican Primary elections, 1.5 million people voted and about 90 percent of them supported a ballot question that asked whether they supported protecting the privacy of women and children when they go to the bathroom.
There were dozens of non-binding questions on the Republican ballot.... read more
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