(CBN News) – A possible showdown over religious freedom is coming to the Lone Star state where, as one conservative columnist puts it, the Left is trying “to ban Christianity in Texas.” Some conservative Texas pastors are speaking out against upcoming state bills that would add sexual orientation and gender identity to Texas discrimination laws. LGBTQ advocates say they’ll enhance the rights of gay

Texans. But Dave Welch, president of the Texas Pastors Council warns, “The mad dash by some Democrat House and Senate members to push false narratives that sexual behavior is the same as skin color and that mental illness deserves the same honored status as religious belief is ominous evidence that the criminalization of religious faith and common sense are on the horizon.” READ MORE