We’ve been keeping you posted on developments out of New York City regarding the housing authority’s push to ban religious services from public buildings. It seems at least one victory has been won in the matter.

The NYC Housing Authority has decided not to pursue a total ban on religious services in the community centers of the public housing projects.

The initial push was an expansion of a policy stating that churches could not meet in public school facilities (as you may be aware, public school’s generally have the option of making their facilities available to all kinds of groups, ranging from scout troops to civic organizations). We believe the Housing Authority has made the right decision. Click here to read more.