Legislator Wants Places Of Worship, Religious Activity Deemed "Essential" Under Texas LawA representative from North Texas has filed legislation that would designate places of worship and religious activity as “essential” under Texas law.
As Push For In-Person Services Comes From Washington, Faith Leaders Stress Caution On Reopening ChurchesPresident Trump declared places of worship "essential" during the COVID-19 pandemic and said he'd override governors who didn't allow in-person services, but many faith leaders are stressing the need for a cautious approach to reopening.
Facebook And Google Before Congress Today Over White NationalismRepresentatives from Facebook and Google are headed to Capitol Hill to face questions from lawmakers about what they're doing to police hate speech on their platforms.
Hundreds Stand In Solidarity In Dallas For Lives Lost In New Zealand Terror AttackIt was an outpouring of support in Dallas on Saturday as community members and faith leaders stood in solidarity to remember the victims of the deadly terror attack on two mosques in New Zealand.
Interfaith Gathering Brings Message Of Hope Over Fear At North Texas MosqueA large crowd filled the auditorium at a Richardson mosque Friday night, with added security in and around the building.
North Texas Cities Increasing Security At Mosques Following New Zealand Terror AttackPolice departments throughout North Texas are increasing security at mosques following a terror attack on two mosques in New Zealand that left at least 49 people dead and dozens injured.
State Lawmaker Polls Mosque Leaders On Sharia Law SupportThe correspondence, marked "URGENT, REPLY ASAP" was mailed by Republican Rep. Kyle Biedermann of Fredericksburg, 80 miles west of Austin.
Worshippers Attacked At Mosques In Texas And FloridaA pair of attacks on Muslims near their mosques this weekend may be a sign of increasing physical violence against worshipers of Islam in the United States.