NYC vs. Jefferson: unfair worship ban | Jordan Lorence

NY: Pagan Group’s Property Not Entitled To Tax Exemption

NY: Lawsuit Challenges Proposed Eruv As Establishment Clause Violation

FFRF demands NY school remove “prayerful” songs

    FFRF press release: The Freedom From Religion Foundation has sent multiple letters to Shenendehowa Central Schools (Clifton Park, N.Y.) urging it to follow court precedent and personal conscience by removing prayerful songs from its music classes . . . A concerned parent told FFRF that the complainant’s child came home singing the prayer, “Thank You For the World So Sweet,” which includes the line, “I pray the Lord my soul to keep,” and ends with “Thank you God for everything.” The class was taught to sing “Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep,” and other devotional Christian songs.


  • Posted: 08/07/2012
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Obama Attendance at Catholic Charities Dinner Sparks Criticism

2nd Circuit upholds arrest of 2 abortion protesters at 2004 RNC convention

“Courts mull whether illegal immigrants can be licensed to practice law”

NYU to ‘reexamine’ keeping Chick-fil-A on campus

NY: Cuomo Signs Parental Consent Law to Protect Teens From Piercing Risks

NY Plaintiff, Fired For Wearing Christian Lanyard, Can Proceed With Suit

School Parents In NY’s Rockland County Seek Ouster of 7 Orthodox Jewish Board Members

New York City files brief challenging DOMA in Supreme Court

NY: Troy lawmakers advised to act on adult entertainment

On anniversary of same-sex marriage, Pride Agenda turns efforts to transgender rights

Judge backs blogger over anti-Islam NYC bus ads

Court Applies New York “Get” Law In Muslim Divorce

City Churches’ Right to Worship Recognized | New Yorkers for Constitutional Freedoms

Jordan Lorence: Ruling Stops NYC School Policy Banning Worship Services

Religious Liberty Victory for NYC Churches | Heritage Foundation

2nd Circuit: Viewing child cyberporn online can be “possession”

Court strikes down NYC ban on churches meeting in schools | Becket Fund

NYC Churches Win Right to Hold Weekend Services in Public Schools | Christian Post

ADF: “Hope renewed: Weekend worship services will continue at NYC schools”

Judge again allows worship in NY public schools | Reuters

NYC Churches Allowed to Hold Services in Schools | CBN

Victory in the Battle of the Bronx UPDATE: Churches Can Continue to Meet | Patheos

Faith Groups Win Injunction To Meet In New York City Public Schools After Hours | Human Events

Bronx Household of Faith wins 17 year court battle

“Out gay attorney” wins Dem nomination for Congress in NY

Rangel wins in NY Dem primary

NY: First lesbian “married” couple to get “divorce”

AP: “Thousands march for gay pride in San Francisco”

NY State Bar Association Urges Legislature to Support Establishment of Youth Courts

NYC to file in opposition to Federal DOMA

Same-sex couple sue St. Vincent’s Westchester, insurance carrier for health benefits

New lawsuit filed in NY challenges Federal DOMA for health benefits

New York to close loophole over viewing child pornography

NY court: Agency can’t probe school civil rights

ADF: City of Buffalo agrees to allow Christian speech, literature at Italian Festival

Judge Roy Moore Files Brief Defending Prayer at NY Town Board

“N.Y. Democrats Poised to Nominate Former Black Panther, Anti-Israel Radical for Congress”

    Weekly Standard: New York City councilman Charles Barron may be on his way to winning the Democratic nomination for Congress in New York’s Eighth District, despite a history of racist, anti-Semitic, and anti-Israel rhetoric. Barron, who has earned the support of retiring congressman Edolphus Towns, would be representing a district with a sizable Jewish population.


  • Posted: 06/11/2012
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NY Federal judge: Federal DOMA unconstitutional in part

NYC: How the schools got sex crazed

Big Apple, Bigger Controversy | FRC

Establishment Clause Cross-Winds

NYC Churches Moving Closer to Being Granted Permission to Worship at Schools

NY Court of Appeals: Parents can be kidnappers

Jordan Lorence: Bronx Household of Faith Court Hearing Set for Friday June 1

Alan Sears: Town Ordered to Find Non-Christians to Lead Invocations

“NY Court Rules Calling Someone Gay Isn’t Slander”

ADF: Will court say worship services can continue in NYC public schools on weekends?

Growing evidence suggests that the “more contraceptives, fewer abortions” theory is flawed.

Escape From New York? High-Taxing Empire State Loses 3.4 Million Residents in 10 Years

Huge waiting lists for charter schools in NY

Religious Space for Crowded Schools: Godsend or Trouble?

Church and family: Two of the few institutions that limit government

Court rules NY town’s prayer violated Constitution | Fox News

Greece Needs a New Prayer Policy | Findlaw

Court rules NY town’s prayer violated Constitution | Federal News Radio

2nd Circuit finds NY town prayers unconstitutional – too many Christian prayers

New York state appellate court hears arguments over same-sex marriage law

N.Y. Senate passes bill to make viewing child porn on Internet a crime

NY suit seeks protection of religious freedom | One News Now

Buffalo Faces Federal Lawsuit from Free Speech Activists | WGRZ

NY Considers Transgender Discrimination Bill

Backlash grows at N.Y. ruling on viewing of child porn

Leaflets lead to lawsuit against city

Suit Challenges Limits On Evangelist’s Gospel Tract Distribution At Street Festival

NY GOP Senator who backed marriage redefinition won’t seek reelection

Morality in Media responds to NY Child Pornography Ruling