Human Rights Campaign

Pastors’ Rallying Cry: ‘Let the House Vote!’

Over a hundred pastors and concerned Texans – fathers, mothers, daughters, people of faith representing millions of conservative Texans  with  deeply held traditional values – came together from all over Texas last Thursday, a hot and muggy mid-morning,  on the steps of the Capitol to voice their unified support for the Texas Privacy Act (SB3) passed by the State Senate last month and currently languishing in the House under the leadership of Speaker Joe Straus (R-San Antonio) and State Affairs Committee Chairman Byron Cook (R-Corsicana).  The often repeated rallying cry led by the speakers was “Let the House Vote!” with…


All Eyes on Mayor Ron Nirenberg

In Jeff Judson’s article published in the Alamo Torch a couple of weeks ago, he titled his essay, “Let’s Hope You Don’t Get What You Asked For”. He warned that if you live in the San Antonio metro area and you think traffic congestion is bad, Mayor Ron Nirenberg, the “green mayor” has a plan for you. Get out of your cars and, according to his campaign book, get ready to see city streets retrofitted to accommodate bus and bicycle lanes and “future high capacity transit” which is code for, you guessed it, the twice failed big streetcar construction boondoggle…