Observer Radio Episode 87: Same-Sex Marriage and Privatizing Terrell State Hospital

Cleopatra de Leon, Nicole Dimetman, Vic Holmes and Mark Phariss
From left, plaintiffs Cleopatra De Leon, Nicole Dimetman, Vic Holmes and Mark Phariss outside San Antonio’s federal courthouse in February.  Patrick Michels

In this episode, Observer reporter Patrick Michels speaks with freelance reporter and Lone Star Q publisher John Wright about how some Texas county clerks are preparing for a possible legal window for same-sex couples to marry in Texas.

And later in the show, Observer reporter Emily DePrang joins us to discuss why privatizing Terrell State Hospital—and picking a notorious company to run it—is a really bad idea.

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