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New York's Bowery Mission Adapts Homeless Ministry to Coronavirus Restrictions

New York's Bowery Mission Adapts Homeless Ministry to Coronavirus Restrictions

The oldest Christian rescue mission in New York City, the Bowery provides food, beds, showers, clothing and free medical services to the estimated 70,000 New Yorkers who don’t have permanent shelter. Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the organization has had to adjust to new regulations to help contain the spread of the disease.

New York School District Reverses Decision against Christian Club

New York School District Reverses Decision against Christian Club

A New York school has decided to reverse its decision on a student's request to start a Christian Club. After first denying high school freshman Daniela Barca's request to start a Christian Club at the school, First Liberty Institute got involved, informing the school that its reason behind denying her request was unconstitutional.

New York State Prevents Churches from Making Employment Decisions Based on Pro-Life Commitments: Answering God’s Call to Courage

New York State Prevents Churches from Making Employment Decisions Based on Pro-Life Commitments: Answering God’s Call to Courage
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed Senate Bill 660 recently. It specifies that an employer shall not “discriminate nor take any retaliatory personnel action” against employees with respect to their beliefs and choices regarding abortion. The bill makes no exceptions for religious organizations.