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Texas Republicans Reject Removal of Leader for Being Muslim
Precinct chairwoman Dorrie O'Brien, of Arlington, led the effort on social media calling for his removal.
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Former Tarrant County precinct chairwoman Sara Legvold, of Keller, wore a burqa outside the meeting to mockingly oppose Shafi.
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Gov. Greg Abbott this week cited the First Amendment and the Texas Constitution's ban on religious tests in appointing public officials.


Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Sun Jan 13th, 2019 at 03:36:04 AM EST
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Yes I saw that ... how backward can a modern state get. tying to compete with Russia? Oh no, religion has made a comeback: Russian Christian Orthodoxy (state religion), enlarged mosque in Moscow and a Jewish house of prayer.

Building a mosque in New York city ...

Global Warming - distance between America and Europe is steadily increasing.

by Oui on Sun Jan 13th, 2019 at 07:04:19 AM EST
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Completely backward.  Even by the exceptionalism standards of US states, Texas's delusions are exceptional.  My Norwegian cousins have a new slang term for when they've just experienced something wildly nonsensical: Det var held Texas (That was completely crazy.).
by rifek on Sat Jan 26th, 2019 at 07:03:51 PM EST
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