What American state's legislature passed a bill commending a serial killer for "population control"?
Answer: Texas. The 3rd Edition of the New York Public Library Desk Reference explains: "Upset with colleagues who did not properly study bills, a Texas congressman introduced a bill commending Mr. Albert DiSalvo for his outstanding work in population control. The bill passed unanimously. At the time, Mr. DiSalvo was on trial for a series of murders. He was better known as "The Boston Strangler." p. 625