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Bumper sticker takes jab at Travis County DA

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It's the latest jab at Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg, bumper stickers.

It's surprising enough to find out the Travis County District Attorney is arrested for driving while intoxicated.

Despite an apology and admission of guilt, it's Rosemary Lehmberg's behavior on April 12 that some say is most disturbing.

"This is not an appropriate way to behave and head of the state-wide Public Integrity Unit," said State Representative Phil King.

King is referring to the unit that runs out of Lehmberg's office, which investigates lawmakers and state officials for corruption.

King said, "I think the legislature should consider moving those funds to another organization, or maybe she should step down and resign."

Lehmberg's blood alcohol content was almost three times the legal limit. She's since pleaded guilty and is serving a 45 day jail sentence, but says she will not resign.

A group of lawyers say they've seen the videos too...and still support the D.A.

Lawyer Betty Blackwell said, "She had a problem on one night. I have known her personally for more than 35 years. She is an honorable, upstanding, hard-working, dedicated person. I absolutely support her and anybody here who has not made one mistake I'd be happy to stand there and watch you step forward first. It reminds me about glass houses and throwing stones."

Central Texas Gun Works owner, Michael Cargill, is taking a different approach to voicing his feelings about Lehmberg's behavior.

Cargill said, "The bumper stickers say "Call Greg.'"

If you've seen the videos, it might sound familiar. Greg Hamilton is the Travis County Sheriff.

"This is how she acted when she was locked up," Cargill said.

Cargill is selling the bumper stickers for $1 at this weekend's gun show.

Cargill said, "That position in Travis County is the most powerful D.A. in the entire state of Texas. She should be held to a much higher standard."

If you think it's all for profit, it's not. All the proceeds actually go to Mothers Against Drunk Driving.

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