The story of the Alamo can be summarized by explaining that some brave soldiers fought to preserve their territory. They fought to the death for what they believed and are honored in history for their heroism. Today there is another battle brewing in San Antonio over a new law with the capacity to stifle our First Amendment freedom of speech and freedom of religion rights. Our right to think for ourselves, especially when it favors virtue, is inalienable.
I’ve visited the city of San Antonio twice—once for the National League of Cities Conference and another time when our son graduated from Air Force Military Boot Camp. San Antonio has a great tradition for which it should be proud. Now the San Antonio City Council has brought more national attention to itself by passing a new law. This law may be able to disqualify anyone from serving as an elected official, an appointed official, or from having any contract with the city if that person has ever spoken out against perversion or attends a church where the pastor has spoken out against perversion. Continue reading