Best Parliamentary Maneuver

Rep. Glen Maxey on the Anti-Gay Marriage Bill

Maybe it was a bluff. But the Austin Democrat told other House members that he had 500 amendments ready and waiting to tag onto Wohlgemuth's proposed prohibition on gay marriage in the state. With lots of other items on the agenda, House members were anxious to dispose of Wohlgemuth after she insisted on bringing the item to the House floor. And with the threat of a hours-long delay to deal with Maxey's amendments, Wohlgemuth's proposal went down in flames.

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