Texas Governor Signs Bill Preventing State from Demanding Pastors’ Sermons

Pastors in Texas will no longer have to fear government officials showing up at their church doors. Gov. Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 24 Monday, protecting pastors from subpoenas demanding they turn over their messages. “Texas law now will be your strength and your sword and your shield,” Abbott said, invoking...

DOJ Budget Ramps Up Funding for Eminent Domain ‘Land Acquisition’ in Potential Effort to Clear Way for Border Wall

Tuesday’s Department of Justice budget proposal asks Congress for $1.8 million to “meet litigation, acquisition, and appraisal demands during the construction along the border between Mexico and the United States.” The money will be used to devote 20 new staff members, including 12 attorneys, to the Environmental and Natural Resources...