“MARRIAGE = ONE MAN & ONE MAN,” Opponent Of Such Marriages Tweets

Tough day on Twitter for conservative Texas Sen. Dan Patrick, who quickly deleted the tweet since he opposes marriage rights for same-sex couples. posted on

Following the federal court ruling striking down the Texas ban on same-sex couples’ marriage, state senator Dan Patrick tweeted:

Twitter: @BrettLoGiurato

The “Authentic Conservative Running for Lt. Governor,” per his Twitter bio, was not announcing a change in position, however, as the tweet was quickly deleted and replaced with this more expected one:

MARRIAGE= ONE MAN & ONE WOMAN. Enough of these activist judges. FAVORITE if you agree. I know the silent majority out there is with us!

Update: Poking fun at his error, Patrick tweeted:

oops! #twittertypo. We have a new job opening on our campaign: social media intern. Send resume to contact (at) http://t.co/8rERPM4IXE

But then, re-establishing:

I want to re-emphasize my long held position: Marriage is between 1 man and 1 woman. Period. Join us : http://t.co/8rERPM4IXE

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