Federal Appeals Court Upholds NYC's Ban on Worship Services at Public Schools

April 4, 2014

An appeals court in New York City on Thursday ruled that the Board of Education was abiding by the law in prohibiting the Bronx Household of Faith from using public school facilities for worship services during off-hours.

The 2-1 vote, a reversal of a 2012 injunction against the city, comes amid a decades-long battle between church leaders and city officials. The plaintiff's attorneys say they are considering appealing, once more, to the Supreme Court.

Read more at: http://www.christianpost.com/news/federal-appeals-court-upholds-nycs-ban-on-worship-services-at-public-schools-117362/

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