May 31, 2013 | Posted in Religious Freedom | By

The New York City Council has passed a “right to worship” resolution by a vote of 38 to 11 encouraging the New York state legislature to allow faith-based institutions to rent space in New York City public schools.

New York City has had a protracted debate over barring churches from renting public facilities–even though other private groups may do so.

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Jerry is the founder and president of Family Council. He began Family Council in 1989 after a successful effort to amend the Arkansas Constitution to prevent the use of public funds for abortions. He and his wife reside in Little Rock. They have four sons.