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Mon Sep 28, 2015, 06:10 PM

Texas Gay Marriage Plaintiff Snubs Gov. Abbott On Wedding Invite

Issue still divides former law school buddies.

Anti-gay Texas GOP Gov. Greg Abbott and Mark Phariss were good law school buddies at Vanderbilt University in the early 1980s.

In fact, when Abbott was hit by a falling tree limb while jogging in 1984, leaving him paralyzed, Phariss (image, left) flew from Tulsa to Houston to visit his bedside.

But after Phariss became a plaintiff in a federal lawsuit challenging Texas' same-sex marriage ban in 2013, their relationship grew strained. Abbott, then the state's attorney general, vigorously defended the law, fighting to deny equal rights to his old friend.

Read more: http://www.thenewcivilrightsmovement.com/johnwright/gay_texas_couple_snubs_gov_greg_abbott_on_wedding_invite?recruiter_id=838695

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Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Mon Sep 28, 2015, 06:47 PM

1. Greg would not have gone anyway

Greg has turned into a real right wing nut case

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Tue Sep 29, 2015, 09:59 AM

2. has turned? he was always a nut case. nt

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