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Houston Subpoenas High-Profile Pastors: Sermon Monitoring

Written by Robert Murphy on October 17, 2014

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I saw several people denouncing this on social media, and I assumed they were exaggerating. But no, the city of Houston has been subpoenaing local pastors for written copies of their sermons. As the Houston Chronicle explains: Houston’s embattled equal rights ordinance took another legal turn this week when it surfaced that city attorneys, in […]

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IRS in Hunker-Down Mode on Pastors’ Political Sermons

Posted on October 7, 2014

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Many of you are aware that in 2008, ADF launched Pulpit Freedom Sunday.  This initiative is intended to restore a pastor’s right to speak freely from the pulpit without fearing any government censorship or control.  Pastors have the right to proclaim biblical truth from their pulpits without having to worry about the government looking over […]

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Faith-Based Fascism: Turning Churches into the State’s Bagmen

Written by Gary North on September 4, 2014

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The economic heart of fascism in the 1930’s was the “government-private industry alliance.” It still is. In this alliance, the state provides limited funds and promotion of favored businesses. The businesses provide profits that are taxed. The state’s bureaucrats increase their influence over the economy by way of favored business enterprises. The state is now […]

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No, Jim, the Pope Is Not a Democrat Ward Heeler.

Written by Gary North on September 27, 2013

Jim Wallis has written an article praising the new pope. He titled it: “Pope Francis: We Need You in Washington, D.C.” Wallis lives in Washington, D.C. So, I suppose “we” could mean residents of the city. But is there something else about Washington, D.C. that would make the Pope’s presence especially beneficial? Does Washington, D.C. […]

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Rev. Jim Wallis: Liberal Patsy for the World Plutocrats

Written by Gary North on January 28, 2013

Jim Wallis is the most terminally naïve public figure I have seen over the last 45 years. Nobody else comes close. Every year, he gets invited to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. It is the annual meeting of the richest and most powerful people on earth. Why do they invite Wallis? Wallis is […]

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Christianity in the Middle East: Persecution Escalates

Written by Gary North on December 24, 2012

America’s wars in the Middle East have resulted in the widespread persecution of Christians in the region. When George W. Bush called America’s response to September 11 a crusade, this revived memories of medieval invasions. Islamic nations are the main persecutors, but some regions in India have also joined in. This strategy has limits in this […]

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