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Right-Wing Arizona Sheriff Accused of Threatening Gay Lover

BY ANDY HUMM| [Editor's note: On February 21, after this story was posted, 3TV, an Arizona television station, reported that the accuser in the Sheriff Paul Babeu case is José Orozco. Meanwhile, […] Comment

Right-Wing Arizona Sheriff Accused of Threatening Gay Lover

BY ANDY HUMM | Editor's note: On February 21, after this story was posted, 3TV, an Arizona television station, reported that the accuser in the Sheriff Paul Babeu case is José Orozco. Meanwhile, ABC15.com, another television station, reported that Respect-Respeto, a Latino civil rights organization, has requested that the US Department of Justice investigate Orozco's charges that the sheriff and his lawyer threatened him with deportation.] Comment

Tish James Defends KKK Access to Schools

City Councilwoman Letitia James, a Fort Greene-Crown Heights Democrat and supporter of religious groups holding Comments (1)
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NYC Churches Given Another Ten-Day Injunction Allowing Public School Worship Services 

In a dramatic new development in the battle between the city and churches that wish to use public schools for their worship services, the New York Times, on February 16, reported that the churches have won a new ten-day injunction on the city's ban, based on their "likelihood of success" in making a court argument that the statute violates the free exercise of religion clause in the First Amendment. Comments (2)

Will the State Re-Plant Churches in Public Schools?

Ending a 16-year court battle, religious groups, many of them virulently anti-gay and part of a “church planting” movement to evangelize students, were finally stopped from using New York City public schools for regular worship services on February 12. Comments (1)

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