Archive for the ‘Churches in Schools controversy’ Category
Yesterday morning, the lawyers for the Bronx Household of Faith petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to overrule a federal appeals court decision.
There is a mythology that in the public schools religion cannot be mentioned, the Bible can’t be taught, and religious expression is prohibited. As we gear up for a new school year, here are the commonly accepted guidelines for teaching the Bible (and religion) in the public school.
Lawyer for Bronx Household of Faith says the time is right for a hearing before entire U.S. Court of Appeals.
Department of Education says its up to the city’s lawyers. Video of Mayor De Blasio’s support for faith groups.
Updated: Federal Court of Appeals says, let NYC public schools decide on whether religious groups can meet in public schools in off-hours
Ball is in Mayor de Blasio’s court. Update: the Mayor responds.
Fernando Cabrera on the path from pastor to city leader
On May 22 NYC Council members set forth the arguments for and against Resolution 1155a. The “Right to Worship” Resolution passed by a vote of 38 to 11.
Council steamrolls over Speaker Christine Quinn’s opposition to resolution.
Speaker Christine Quinn says that she will allow vote.
Journey Poll: Who is the greatest threat to our constitutional freedoms? The city government or the churches who worship in public schools?
69% of the people surveyed near the public schools that host worship services approve of schools renting the space.