Following the federal court ruling striking down the Texas ban on same-sex couples' marriage, state senator Dan Patrick tweeted:
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:
Update: Poking fun at his error, Patrick tweeted:
But then, re-establishing:
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