Christians who oppose the Houston mayor's attempt to censor what pastors say about her gay-rights agenda have sent hundreds of Bibles to her office at the request of a prominent conservative commentator.
Mayor Annise Parker, who is open about her lesbianism, acknowledged this week that her office had received Bibles from across the country following a protest campaign launched by former Arkansas Gov. and Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, who is now a news analyst on FOX News.
"I would like to ask every pastor in America, send her your sermons," Huckabee said on his FOX News show on Oct. 20. "Everybody watching the show ought to send her a Bible."
A spokesperson with the mayor's office said that between 500 and 1,000 Bibles had arrived at the mayor's office so far. ...