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'Sermon Safeguard' Bill: A Symbol

David R. Brockman

'Sermon Safeguard' Bill: A Symbol.

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has prioritized a Texas Senate bill that shields religious sermons from government subpoena power. Nonresident scholar David R. Brockman writes that the bill is less about protecting religious speech and more about appealing symbolically to the religious right.

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