Harriet Miers' Views Caused Run-In With Gay Caucus

Paul Morse/www.whitehouse.gov
Dallas Observer | October 4, 2005
In 1989, two AIDS activists threatened to stage a die-in if a gay Dallas political figure didn't withdraw his endorsement of the woman George W. Bush just nominated to the Supreme Court. They opposed her conservative views, which included an expressed opposition to abortion.

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You might think that it was one of those thorny ethical conflicts. How would the Dallas Observer behave when its tough-talking former city columnist became mayor? Would we join her team? Be her pals? Suck up? Or would we keep...
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