First Amendment | Catholic and Jewish leaders file legal briefs arguing that the government should not exclude religious facilities from disaster relief aid
by Bonnie Pritchett
Posted 10/10/17, 02:54 pm
Houston-area Catholic and Jewish congregations have filed legal briefs in support of three churches suing the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for denying disaster relief funds because of their religious identity. The churches—two non-denominational and one Assemblies of God—are united in their fight against religious discrimination that could spell financial ruin for congregations across the storm-ravaged United States.