Governor signs clergy bill

Gov. Abbott on June 11 signed SB 2065, the Pastor Protection Act, which he said would “ensure that clergy in Texas cannot be forced to violate their religious beliefs.” Religious leaders in the State of Texasmust be absolutely secure in the knowledge that religious freedom is beyond the reach of government or coercion by the courts,” Abbott said in signing the legislation by Sen. Craig Estes, R-Wichita Falls, and Rep. Scott Sanford, R-McKinney.

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