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Video report on NYC Council debate on “Right to Worship” resolution

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.

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Fernando Cabrera of the Bronx is the leader of the Right to Worship movement in the NY City Council.

Democrat Fernando Cabrera of the Bronx is the leader of the Right to Worship movement in the NY City Council.

 

 

Sponsors:

Fernando Cabrera , Maria Del Carmen Arroyo, Margaret S. Chin, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Elizabeth S. Crowley, Inez E. Dickens, Erik Martin Dilan, Helen D. Foster, Vincent J. Gentile, David G. Greenfield, Letitia James, Brad S. Lander, Stephen T. Levin, Darlene Mealy, Michael C. Nelson, Annabel Palma, Diana Reyna, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Deborah L. Rose, Peter F. Vallone, Jr., Albert Vann, Jumaane D. Williams, Ruben Wills, James Vacca, Robert Jackson, Mark S. Weprin, Charles Barron, Julissa Ferreras, Lewis A. Fidler, Mathieu Eugene, Peter A. Koo, Andy King, Daniel J. Halloran III, Vincent M. Ignizio, James S. Oddo, Eric A. Ulrich, The Public Advocate (Mr. de Blasio)

The following 11 Council Members formally voted against this item: The Speaker (Council Member Quinn), Council Members Dromm, Mark-Viverito, Van Bramer, Brewer, Garodnick, Lappin, Gennaro, Koppell, Mendez, and Koslowitz.

[Some simple affirmations and denials of the resolution were edited out in order to reduce the length of the video, which runs about 10 minutes. The names and titles of the speakers have been inserted by A Journey through NYC religions. Click here to access the public material available for the council meeting.]

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