I am proud to have authored the Merry Christmas Bill which allows students, parents, teachers and administrators the freedom to acknowledge traditional winter holidays like Christmas and Hanukkah in Texas public schools without fear of litigation or punishment
My grandma gave me her recipe for this family favorite. We always ate this at Hanukkah dinner, but I could really eat it for any meal, anytime!
Our school officials and teachers have enough on their plate without having to worry about frivolous lawsuits for celebrating Christmas and HanukkahMore quotes »
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