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“Caesar has no jurisdiction over the pulpit.” Senator Ted Cruz

Washington Times

At a press conference at Houston’s First Baptist Church, Republican Sen. Ted Cruz joined a group of local pastors in decrying the city’s move to subpoena sermons and other communications related to a court battle over the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO), also known as the ‘bathroom bill.’

‘This week, the government of Houston, Texas, sent a subpoena to silence prayers. The government of Houston, Texas demanded of the pastors, ‘Hand over your sermons to the government,’’ Mr. Cruz said. ‘Caesar has no jurisdiction over the pulpit, and when you subpoena one pastor, you subpoena every pastor….’