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Mayor Eric Hogue, of Wylie, Texas, speaks at a campaign kickoff event for U.S. Rep. Pete Sessions at The Highland Dallas hotel in Dallas on June 23, 2018. Hogue says he believes women can do "anything and everything," so long as they don't lead public displays of religion. 

DALLAS — Wylie (Texas) Mayor Eric Hogue says he believes women can do “anything and everything” – so long as they don’t lead public displays of religion.

Hogue is defending his beliefs after the release of an email in which he requests that only male members of a Christian missionary group say a prayer before a Wylie City Council meeting.

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Lanivan

His face appears to be clean-shaven in this photo, and his collar shirt might (probably) be a cotton/polyester blend, both of which are biblically taboo....if you look hard enough to find the scripture to back it up, of course. Oh - and hopefully he's never eaten shellfish in his lifetime!

T-Bird

I agree with you, Lanivan. This guy is a tool. He should be getting a lot of backlash for his shortsighted views and it would be well deserved.

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