Mixed Reactions to Funding of Faith-Based Organizations

March 3, 2001

Source: The Houston Chronicle

On March 3, 2001, The Houston Chronicle reported that "Houston religious leaders from faiths as diverse as the Unification Church, The Nation of Islam and the Church of God in Christ banded together Friday to support President Bush's Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives and to make sure they get a piece of the action...By banding together... they hoped to ensure they were not discriminated against when seeking federal grants."