NYC Churches forced to Vacate Neighborhoods
by Stanley Carlson-Thies
It’s a sad irony, really. December 8th was the thirtieth anniversary of the US Supreme Court decision, Widmar v. Vincent
. In Widmar
the Court firmly set out the constitutional principle that government
may not exclude religious groups from public spaces and other benefits
on account of their religious speech or activities. And yet, only a few days before, on Monday, December 5th, the very same Court declined
to review the Bronx Household of Faith case...