Court Upholds FEMA Policy Barring Grants to Houses of Worship

Court Upholds FEMA Policy Barring Grants to Houses of Worship

Written by Don Byrd A federal judge in Texas has denied a motion filed by plaintiff churches seeking an injunction against the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) policy prohibiting disaster aid grants to facilities established primarily for religious...
Florida School Safety Budget Item Raises Church-State Questions

Florida School Safety Budget Item Raises Church-State Questions

Written by Don Byrd The recently passed Florida budget contains a $654,000 grant for the improved safety of Jewish schools, following a recent increase in targeted threats and incidents of anti-Semitism. The taxpayer funds would be used to protect thousands of Jewish...