Don’t mess with Texas TURF
Austin, TX –Texans Uniting for Reform and Freedom (TURF) is organizing a march down Congress Avenue and rally on the South Capitol steps Saturday, April 5. Invited speakers include: Congressman Ron Paul (R – TX), Congressman Virgil Goode (R – VA), Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D – OH), and Oklahoma Senator Randy Brogdon (all of whom have introduced and/or passed bills or resolutions to stop funding the Trans Texas Corridor), along with many Texas State Legislators and local leaders like Mayor Mae Smith of Holland, Chair of the first Subregional Planning Commission putting a roadblock in the path of TTC-35 and Michael Quinn Sullivan of Texans for Fiscal Responsibility .
CNN’s Lou Dobbs couldn’t believe Texans would allow Rick Perry and the Texas Legislature to steal our land and allow the TTC to be built. “What happened to ‘Don’t Mess With Texas?'” (See it here) Texans through TURF plan to show Lou Dobbs and the WORLD: Don’t mess with Texas TURF!
STOP THE TTC & TOLLS ACROSS TEXAS RALLY, with a march down Congress Avenue then rally on the south Capitol steps in Austin
Texas farmers, ranchers, and ordinary citizens from all over Texas, also entertainment by The Texicans (singers/songwriters of Trans Texas Corridor Blues) and Jack Motley (featured in Truth Be Tolled movie)
WHEN: Saturday, April 5
March begins – 12:15 pm
(The staging area for the march will be at the parking lots at the corner of Cesar Chavez St. & Red River St.)
Rally from – 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
WHERE: South Capitol steps, Austin, TX