The Mayor of Houston has ordered pastors to turn over sermons and other documents pertaining to their positions on gender identity, the mayor, and homosexuality.
City of Houston demands pastors turn over sermons | Fox News
Sure, the order was made in response to litigation. At the same time, all but the most dimwitted realize that Americans enjoy very broadly defined freedoms of religion and speech- whether they are a church or Hustler magazine with their famous / infamous satires. In short, even if the material is ordered to be provided, what exactly can the Mayor or the litigants do with it? In addition, I think laws forbidding pastors from taking open political stances in return for tax exemption are a federal matter, not a local matter.
Things are getting pretty maoist in Houston. I hope the pastors in question tell the mayor to uhmmm..... well *&%O(