This week, Greg Abbott released an education plan citing author Charles Murray.
In his op-ed titled, “Where are the Female Einsteins?” Murray inaccurately attributes the smaller number of female leaders in art and science fields to biological causes.
Annie’s List Executive Director Grace Garcia released the following statement responding to Abbott’s citing Murray:
“Greg Abbott’s citing Charles Murray shouldn’t be overlooked – in fact, it’s a clear indication he doesn’t share the values of the majority of Texans. Murray’s comments about women are belittling, sexist and downright appalling. And now Greg Abbott has chosen to base his policies on Murray’s work. That’s unacceptable. Continue reading