“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.

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:

Update: Poking fun at his error, Patrick tweeted:

But then, re-establishing:

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Chris Geidner is the legal editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in Washington, D.C. In 2014, Geidner won the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association award for journalist of the year.
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