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-New York City: $250K Fine For Using ‘Wrong’ Pronoun For Transgender Folk?

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

(New York City panorama: Wikipedia)  New York City is planning to give out fines up to $250,000 for willfully using the ‘wrong’ pronoun for transgender folk. Here’s the story from LifeSiteNews: New York City’s human rights commission says it will fine New York employers and landlords up to $250,000 for using the wrong pronoun to […]

-New York City: Mayor Will Allow Churches to Continue Using Schools

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio will allow Churches to continue to rent school buildings for now in spite of a recent ruling the Supreme Court than allows a ban by the city’s Board of Education to continue. The current mayor says he intends to allow churches to have access on the same basis as any […]

-NYC: Redemptive Reversal- Churches Can Use Public Schools After All

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

     (Mayor Bill De Blasio: Wikipedia) In a redemptive reversal just in time for Resurrection Day (Easter), New York City officials have decided to allow churches to rent public school buildings after all. Here’s the story from Citizen Link: Churches across New York City were celebrating last weekend. Not only because it was Palm Sunday, […]

-NY City Going to Recognize Muslim Holidays? Where’s the ACLU and FFRF?

Saturday, February 8th, 2014

                                     (New York City:  Johannes Valkama) One of the very first things that Bill de Blasio proposed as the new mayor of New York City was to recognize a couple of Muslim holidays. So under his plan city workers and the New York school teachers and students will have the Muslim holy days of Eid-ul-Fitr […]

-UPDATE: Injunction Issued For ‘All’ NYC Churches Meeting in Schools

Saturday, February 25th, 2012

                                           (Image via Wikipedia) From Citizen Link: Federal District Court Judge Loretta Preska issued a preliminary injunction today in favor of the Bronx Household of Faith church and “similarly situated parties”* allowing them to use New York City public schools on weekends for worship services pending the outcome of the latest constitutional challenge raised by […]

-32 Members of NYC Council and Over 300 Protest Expulsion of Churches

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

        (Bloomberg via Wikipedia) 32 out of 51 members of the New York City council protested, along with over 300 people including pastors from all over the city, the upcoming expulsion of over 60 churches  from meeting in NYC public schools. Since the U.S. Supreme court refused to hear the case in December, notices of […]

-NYC Housing Authority Changes Mind and Offers Leases to Churches

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

                                                 (Image via Wikipedia) UPDATE: Over the weekend, the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) backed off its plans to kick churches out of housing community centers, and decided to prepare new long-term leases instead. The Authority received a great deal of bad PR from the pastors’ prayer protest and media coverage. Plus hundreds of […]

-NY City Councilman and Others Arrested for Prayer Protest

Saturday, January 7th, 2012

                                                (Image via Wikipedia) A New York City Council member and 6 other church leaders were arrested on Thursday for holding a prayer vigil in front of a government building protesting the new city policy prohibiting churches from meeting in public buildings. City Councilman Fernando Cabrera along with other pastors and church leaders were arrested […]