War: City of Houston goes after church sermons

Several church leaders expressed opposition to Houston's ‘bathroom bill’ that made it legal for men to use the women’s bathroom (and vice versa). The city then did something chilling - they demanded churches fork over all sermons, speeches and communications mentioning the Mayor, the bill, and gay issues.

Watch Glenn's reaction on radio today:

"I'm going to start with what's happening in Houston, Texas. It is an assault on the churches and faith. An assault on religion. We have become a very anti-religious group of people. And we better wake up right now," Glenn said.

In Houston, five preachers have had their sermons subpoenaed as part of an ongoing lawsuit dealing with the "bathroom bill", which allowed transgendered men and women to use opposite sex bathrooms.

ABC News reported:

In a subpoena to five members of the Houston Area Pastors Council, the city is requesting a long list of documents and communications. Among them are "all speeches, presentations, or sermons" related to the Equal Rights Ordinance and "all communications with members of your congregation" regarding it and the failed petition against it.

"It's your constitutional right and duty from God to speak out from the pulpit. It's the Black Robe Regiment that actually gave us freedom in the United States of America. It is the pulpit," Glenn said. "It was the Christians that were leading the way to man's freedom. And if the Christians don't do it this time, we'll never do it. We will lose it."

Part of a new Houston ordinance allows transgendered men to use women's bathrooms (and vice versa).

"The churches started speaking out against it. Then they gathered signatures. It was going to get on the ballot. But her administration went and looked at the signatures and threw out like half of them. Said they were ineligible and unreadable. So we can't verify any of these signatures. So it never made it to the ballot. There's your first offense," Glenn said.

During the discovery process, the city subpoenaed the sermons of the preachers who oppose the bill. They call for "all speeches, presentations, or sermons related to HERO, the Petition, Mayor Annise Parker, homosexuality, or gender identity prepared by, delivered by, revised by, or approved by you or in your possession."

"Anything that they wrote. Anything that they said. Anything that they approved. Anything that they saw that takes a stand one way or another against these topics," Glenn said.

"It dawned on me this morning as I'm looking at this situation in Houston. What they're trying to do is get people to say [because of] the 501C3, you can't talk about anything political at a church. Otherwise, you lose your tax-exempt status."

"You want to really undercut the churches, take away their tax-exempt status. Because you will cut their budgets in half. They won't be able to do what they're doing. So by taking away their tax-exempt status, you cripple the churches and, believe me, that's what's coming," Glenn said.

Glenn encouraged religious leaders from across the country to send in their sermons to Houston and overwhelm the mayor's office.

The address is:

Mayor Annise Parker

Houston City Hall

901 Bagby St

Houston, TX 77002

"I want you to send your sermon to the Mayor of Houston in support of all of the preachers, pastors, rabbis in Houston that have been told they need to turn in their sermons," Glenn said.

Following President Joe Biden's first joint address to Congress, Glenn Beck joined fellow BlazeTV host and author of the new book, "American Marxism," Mark Levin to expose what they called the "Liar-In-Chief's" radical plans for our country and to explain why the far Left's proposals and programs are really a "frontal attack" on our Constitution, our country, and our way of life.

"Substantively, this is a frontal attack on our Constitutional system of limited government. It is a frontal attack on our capitalist system. He's basically throwing out all the bromides for the radical left groups that now form the base of the modern Democrat Party. And I make the case that ... this is Marxist bullcrap in its broadest sense," Levin stated.

"Here we are, a country now where one man can get up in the middle of the night and make a list of everything he wants to do to the country," he added, speaking figuratively. "It's like an unreality where we're living in separate worlds ... the whole thing is a fraud."

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After months of delays and COVID-19 excuses, President Biden finally delivers his address to the joint session of Congress. It is a truly historic moment, as only a few hundred members of Congress received an invite. While some have compared this speech to JFK's moon landing challenge, it will likely be more like FDR's New Deal nightmare. Will Speaker Pelosi continue her tradition of ripping up the president's speech? Will VP Harris cackle to a quiet audience?

Glenn Beck teams up with fellow BlazeTV host Mark Levin, author of the new book "American Marxism," to take on the progressive plans that could completely transform our economy and our way of life. Steve Deace, BlazeTV host and author of "Faucian Bargain," joins to discuss why it's not enough for conservatives to just lament the dangerous Democrat agenda; we must activate against the woke infection of our institutions. Plus, a power panel to rival CNN talking heads: Stu Burguiere, BlazeTV host of "Stu Does America," and Jason Buttrill, head researcher and writer for Glenn Beck.

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The less-than-favorable reaction to Caitlyn Jenner's bid for governor of California as a Republican has shown that leftists and so-called "transgender rights activist" care more about political party than actual transgender rights. Despite the fact that if she wins, Jenner would be the first trans governor in our nation's history — and prove that Republicans aren't 'transphobic' — Leftist activists would rather back Gavin Newsom — a cisgender, white male.

"Make no mistake: we can't wait to elect a #trans governor of California. But @Caitlyn_Jenner spent years telling the #LGBTQ+ community to trust Donald Trump. We saw how that turned out. Now she wants us to trust her? Hard pass," tweeted Equality California, one of the state's largest LGBTQ-rights groups.

"With all due respect, @Caitlyn_Jenner, you are running as a Republican?! Republicans deny your existence and are trying to erase trans youth. HELL NO," tweeted leftist activist and actress Alyssa Milano.

"Well done Caitlyn Jenner, running for governor wins you the one medal you never got: stupidest mother***ker on earth. Running as a Trump Republican & entering a world that hates you," tweeted "Sons of Anarchy" star Ron Perlman.

In this clip from the "Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn and producer Stu Burguiere discussed the Left's hostile reaction to Jenner's candidacy for California governor and agreed that leftist trans activists are showing themselves to be more "leftists" than "trans activists."

"If Caitlyn Jenner did, let's say, run for governor and win as a Republican, wouldn't that go a long way to advance what [trans rights activists'] goal supposedly is? Like, if you really believe Republicans hate trans people and what you want is for society to have trans people accepted more broadly, what better way to accomplish that than having a Republican trans candidate?" Stu asked.

"Yeah, see, but you just said the key words: 'If you really believe.' They don't really believe anything. I don't think they even really believe that Republicans hate gay people. I don't think they actually believe that. That's just a slogan that's been drilled in their head," Glenn said. "It doesn't have anything to do with race or gender, or really anything else. It has everything to do with politics. That's it."

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The New York Times reported this week that U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate and former Secretary of State, John Kerry, allegedly leaked classified Israeli military information to one of its biggest foes: Iran. So, where's the media outcry?

Donald Trump Jr. joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss the allegations against Kerry and the corporate media's blatant hypocrisy and the Left's double standards.

"It's sort of amazing what you can get away with if you're a Democrat," Trump Jr. said. "I would think, Glenn, these people would lose their minds if someone in the Trump administration did this."

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