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A registered child sex offender has been reading to children at Houston Public Library as part of its Drag Queen Storytime.

A group called Mass Resistance, which has been trying to put an end to the program, contacted KHOU about the child sex offender. Mass Resistance claims it had been asking the City of Houston for months to disclose information about the drag queens, and when requests went unanswered, they did their own digging and made the shocking link.

... A media spokesperson for the library confirmed one of the program’s drag queens, Tatiana Mala Nina, is Alberto Garza, a 32-year-old child sex offender. In 2008, he was convicted of

As multiple bills are filed for the 2019 Texas Legislative session to add “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” (SOGI) to state discrimination laws, a diverse coalition of pastors are speaking out strongly in opposition.  Texas Pastor Council, a statewide organization of local pastor councils such as Houston Area Pastor Council which led the defeat of a similar ordinance in Houston, are warning legislators and Texas citizens that bills such as ...

... As one year ends and another begins, one new responsibility that nonprofit and religious leaders must consider is a surprising new tax on their buildings’ parking lots.

This change in policy to levy a tax on nonprofits - including houses of worship - is certainly surprising. According to congressional leaders, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 was supposedly passed with the goal of cutting taxes for families and increasing economic opportunities. Yet in one small provision, now Section 512(a)(7) of the Internal Revenue Code, a tax was created on charitable organizations for the cost of ...

Mega church Pastor Dr. Ed Young called Democrats "some kind of religion that is basically godless" during an impromptu speech at Congressman John Culberson’s election watch party Tuesday night.

... His comments came after Rep. Culberson’s concession speech. Members of the crowd asked Dr. Young to lead a closing prayer. Before doing so, Dr. Young spoke. He told a story about ...

"This is by far the largest sanction I've ever been a part of or ever heard of being imposed against CPS," said attorney Dennis Slate.

Family Law Judge Mike Schneider says he would have made Child Protective Services pay even more but didn't want to burden taxpayers.

The judge found CPS case worker Levar Jones and his supervisor Niesha Edwards lied in order to ...

Rev. Dave Welch, representing the pastors of HAPC, demands the protection of children by terminating Drag Queen Reading Hour in Houston Public Libraries in a letter to Mayor Sylvester Turner.

Given the past history of Sexually Oriented Businesses (SOB) to simply move into unincorporated Harris County, outside Houston city limits, when restrictive ordinances have been adopted by the city, the likelihood that the owner of KinkySdollS to move his “sex robots” business outside the city seemed very high.

Immediately following the adoption by Houston City Council last week of an ordinance that prohibits the on-site “rental” or “pay to play” of robotic sex dolls, Houston Area Pastor Council reached out to County Commissioner Jack Cagle, Commissioner Jack Morman and County Judge Emmett with a request that ...

There is so much misinformation being disseminated at the current round of “town hall” meetings it is hard to keep up with all of it. If you have been subjected to this mendacious onslaught, let me set the record straight on a few issues.

There Is/Will Be No Lockbox for the Drainage Fees. City officials have been telling the town halls that passing Proposition A will make sure that the drainage fees are “dedicated” so future administrations don’t pilfer the drainage fees for other uses. What chutzpah. This from the same administration that earlier this year authorized a position for a “pedestrian and bike coordinator” to be paid from the “dedicated” fund.

Pastors, elected officials, candidates and community leaders gathered at Houston’s First Baptist Church on September 13 for a briefing on a proposition being voted on – again – by City of Houston citizens that proposes a “lock box” for drainage fee revenues. The luncheon also included an opportunity for candidates on the ballot in November and who were in attendance an opportunity to share about their position and credentials. Candidates included ...

A group of our HAPC Executive Council pastors (Pastor Garrett Booth, Pastor Hernan Castano, Pastor Willie Davis and Dave Welch) met on September 5 with Houston Mayor Turner to determine if there are any content standards for materials or programs in the Houston Public Library(HPL).  Shockingly, we found out that the answer is that there are NO STANDARDS.  In addition, we confirmed that ...