Houston Matters

Full Show: How Politicians Use Scripture, And Houston’s Best Hot Dogs (July 3, 2018)

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: We learn about a court ruling affecting certain asylum seekers. We examine how politicians use scripture to their benefit. Food writers discuss their favorite hot dog and hamburger joints. And we preview the Houston Symphony’s annual Star-Spangled Salute concerts.

On Tuesday’s Houston Matters: A federal judge has ruled that the Trump administration can no longer indefinitely detain certain people who’ve passed initial screening in the asylum-seeking process. We learn more about the ruling, who it applies to, and what it could mean going forward.

Also this hour: We discuss how politicians are using scripture these days. The discussion comes on the heels of Attorney General Jeff Sessions citing Romans 13 in relation to the practice of separating detained immigrant families. We discuss the history of politicians using the Bible and how that has changed over the years in a city as diverse as Greater Houston.

Also this hour: Our local food writers from The Full Menu get into the Fourth of July spirit by discussing the best hot dogs and hamburgers in Greater Houston. And we preview the annual Star-Spangled Salute concerts from the Houston Symphony Concert.

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