Skip to comments.New York Churches Facing Eviction Despite Hurricane Sandy Help
Posted on 11/25/2012 5:05:15 AM PST by lowbridge
The city of New York continues to seek eviction of churches meeting for worship services in public school buildings on weekends, even after many of the congregations have ministered to the communities in which they meet in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. Mayor Michael Bloomberg, whose administration has also come under fire for banning food donations to homeless shelters, has not intervened to stop his Board of Educations ongoing efforts to oust the churches.
Churches that have been helping communities for years should be allowed to continue to offer the hope that empty buildings cant, said Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel Jordan Lorence, who will argue the churches case on Monday. The Constitution requires New York City to allow churches and other religious groups to meet for worship services in vacant school buildings on weekends on the same terms as other groups. It is tragic that the city continues its efforts to evict the very groups that are selflessly helping the citys communities, including the public schools themselves.
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We get news reports of Blooming Idiot doing unkind things to human beings and no one seems ... seems .. to want to respond.
Err...Mr. bravo, Staten Island - one of the worst hit - is a Republican borough.
Try reading the NY Post to update yourself on NYC. It is free and on the internet. You don’t need me to update you.
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