Steve-Riggle-news-conferenceIn an outrageous act of overreach that the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) rightly branded “an inquisition” and a “witch hunt,” the city of Houston has demanded that hundreds of pastors preaching on themes relating to homosexuality and gender identity turn their sermons over to the government for inspection. So much for the idea that electing a lesbian activist for mayor would have no negative consequences on the religious freedoms of the people of Houston. So much for gay-activist “tolerance.” It was bad enough when Mayor Annise Parker undermined the will of the state by campaigning nationally for the redefinition of marriage when the people of Texas had declared in overwhelming fashion that they did not want marriage redefined. And it was bad enough when she began to refer to her partner as the “first lady.” (What does that make Mayor Parker?) More