Friday, May 29, 2015

Republicans Attempted To Kill A Bunch Of Bills In Ridiculous Fashion

Posted By on Fri, May 29, 2015 at 2:33 PM

click to enlarge Rep. Jonathan Stickland, R-Bedford, - COURTESY
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  • Rep. Jonathan Stickland, R-Bedford,


State Rep. Jonathan Stickland, R-Bedford, spent Wednesday killing bills that could have improved and even saved lives throughout Texas.

Allegedly, Stickland, among other Republicans (Molly White), attacked Democratic-endorsed bills out of retaliation after Texas Democrats led efforts to kill the right to open-carry on college campuses, which was revived and passed late Wednesday night.

Stickland and his buddies’ convoluted and outlandish speeches led to the temporary death of a bill allowing video recording of special need classrooms to prevent injury or abuse (it eventually passed); a bill adding to awareness on misuse of prescription drugs in public schools' curriculum; and a bill keeping euthanasia as a last resort in animal shelters. 



The San Antonio Express-News reported that State Sen. José Menéndez was able to revive the euthanasia bill today.

Reporters at Capitol Hill recounted the numerous absurdities used by Stickland:


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