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A controversial bill to ban intrusive searches by federal airport security officers died in the Texas Legislature on the final day of the special session today after the House refused to bring it up for consideration. House members gave preliminary approval to the Senate-passed bill but fell well short of the 120 votes needed to suspend constitutional rules to bring the bill up for final passage. The vote was 96-26.
Isn't the phrase "Don't Mess With Texas" from a anti-pollution campaign from the 1970s?