• Judge: NYC churches can meet in schools

    February 28 2012 by Michael Foust, Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    A federal judge has handed New York City churches a major victory, issuing a preliminary injunction that will allow congregations to meet in schools while the lawsuit proceeds – that is, unless the city wins on appeal.

  • Court allows ‘Jesus prayers’ to be banned

    January 18 2012 by Todd Starnes, Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    The Supreme Court will not intervene in a controversy over Christian prayers delivered before commission meetings in Forsyth County, N.C. The North Carolina chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union and Americans United for Separation of Church and State praised the decision as a victory for the First Amendment.

  • 7 arrested in N.Y. protesting church ban

    January 9 2012 by Tiffany Owens, World News Service | with 0 comments

    Police arrested New York City councilman and pastor Fernando Cabrera, a fellow pastor and five others Jan. 5 on charges of “criminal trespassing.” Their alleged trespass was kneeling and singing two hymns outside the doors of the New York City Law Department.