sermons subpoenaed http://archive2.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/25379/all en One Week Later: Networks Still Ignore Houston Sermon Subpoena Scandal http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/one-week-later-networks-still-ignore-houston-sermon-subpoena-scandal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> ABC, CBS, NBC still disinterested in mayor’s attempt to infringe pastors’ rights. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/kristine-marsh">Kristine Marsh</a> </div> </div> </div> <p dir="ltr">Although <a href="http://www.gallup.com/poll/159548/identify-christian.aspx">77 percent of the population identifies as Christian</a> according to Gallup, the media often pay very little attention when the government infringes on the rights of Christians.</p><p dir="ltr">The broadcast networks didn’t care enough about Houston Mayor Annise Parker’s subpoena of several pastors’ sermons to report on it in the entire week since the story broke. Parker is openly lesbian.</p><div class='signature'><p>— Kristine Marsh is Staff Writer for MRC Culture at the Media Research Center. <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kristine_writes" target="_blank">Follow Kristine Marsh on Twitter.</a></p></div><p><a href="http://archive2.mrc.org/articles/one-week-later-networks-still-ignore-houston-sermon-subpoena-scandal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Faith Government Media ADF Annise Parker churches city government David Feldman equal rights ordinance First Amendment gay and lesbian hero Houston pastor pastors subpoenaed religious rights sermons sermons subpoenaed Sexuality transgender transgender rights bill Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:17:21 +0000 julia.seymour 47428 at http://archive2.mrc.org