Nelson Castro Urges Lawmakers To Stop Ban On Churches Renting School Space

 Nelson Castro Urges Lawmakers To Stop Ban On Churches Renting School Space
Assemblyman Nelson Castro (Photo: Facebook)

Assemblyman Nelson Castro sent out a statement yesterday evening urging fellow legislators to support his bill to allow the use of public school buildings for religious meetings and worship. As of February 12, religious organizations will be barred from using school property in New York City. Mr. Castro, who represents the 86th District in The Bronx, described this decision as “discriminatory.”

“This issue is particularly affecting my district and my constituents. It is my responsibility to protect my community,” Mr. Castro said. Continue reading “Nelson Castro Urges Lawmakers To Stop Ban On Churches Renting School Space”