The Texas Republican party wants to ensure that there be “no granting of special legal entitlements or creation of special status for homosexual behavior”. Let’s set aside the fact that denying people rights based on sexual orientation is doing exactly that – creating a special status. No, the stupidity of the Texas GOP goes beyond even that. That’s because they think that they can best ensure that no special entitlements or status for homosexuals by creating laws specifically for them.
That the law they propose is abhorrent and completely unconstitutional is expected; after all, it’s the Texas GOP and they’re talking about gays. But, you’d think an organization, the sole purpose of which is to turn people into lawmakers, would better understand that when you want people to not be special, you can’t do that by singling them out, pointing at them, and saying “don’t look there!”