Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Yet another Byron Cook scheme falls flat....

"And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart."
Galatians 6:9

Last fall, citizens in Navarro County organized a protest against their incumbent State Rep. Byron Cook (R-Corsicana) and asked Empower Texans, Texas Right to Life and others to join in. We stood out at Corsicana’s country club and waved signs in the rain, highlighting Cook’s record protecting illegal aliens and attacking the sanctity of life.

Former Corsicana Police Chief Randy Bratton Former Corsicana Police Chief Randy Bratton Unhappy with his lobby cartel donors having to drive past such a display, Cook and his political team coordinated with the city police to disrupt the gathering. The police were clearly uneasy with the task – though the chief of police at one point threatened to arrest me if the crowd didn’t disperse. At the end of the day, the police issued citations to me and Texas Right to Life’s president, Jim Graham.

The charge? Holding an illegal parade.


Today, the city dropped the charges “in the interest of justice.”
Read the whole thing here.

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