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Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed bill allowing clergy to refuse to officiate same sex ceremonies

Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed bill allowing clergy to refuse to officiate same sex ceremonies

Days before the historic Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage for the nation, Republican Governor Greg Abbott of Texas signed into law a bill... »

In memoriam: Dr. Bill Sheeks

In memoriam: Dr. Bill Sheeks

.@S_KAY_williams & I join the COG around the world in mourning the loss of Dr Bill F. Sheeks, who went home to be w/ The Lord earlier 2day. — Mark L. Williams (@DrMarkLWilliams) March 20, 2014 Courtesy of ourCOG.TV Two great leaders went to Heaven today. Dr. Bill F Sheeks and Reverend Ron Libby of Charleston, Maine. Both were cherished friends. — Timothy M. Hill (@BishopTimHill) Ma... »

TEXAS PASSES BILL TO TRAIN TEACHERS AS ARMED MARSHALS

TEXAS PASSES BILL TO TRAIN TEACHERS AS ARMED MARSHALS

Texas legislators have sent a bill to Governor Rick Perry that allows schools to train and maintain teachers as “armed marshals” on campuses. The bill, which had already passed the Texas house, enjoyed a bipartisan passage of 28-3 in the Texas senate. According to the Associated Press, the bill enjoyed the strong support of Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, who “pushed lawmakers to help s... »