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As Vaccine Mandates Increase, Religious Exemptions Come Under Fire

As Vaccine Mandates Increase, Religious Exemptions Come Under Fire

by Mary Margaret Olohan Thousands of Americans are seeking religious exemptions to vaccine mandates. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, U.S. employers are required to accommodate their employee’s “sincerely held” religious beliefs — including potential religious objections to a vaccine.  “Public institutions should not act like inquisitorial […]

Hurricane Ida Powers Through Northeast, Killing At Least 9 People And Causing State Of Emergencies In 3 More States

Hurricane Ida Powers Through Northeast, Killing At Least 9 People And Causing State Of Emergencies In 3 More States

by Harry Wilmerding At least nine people are dead in New York and New Jersey as Hurricane Ida ripped through the Northeast delivering record breaking rainfall, flooding and power outages, and causing multiple state of emergencies, multiple sources reported. A 70-year-old man died in New Jersey, a 19-year-old man was reported dead in Maryland, and […]

Kathy Hochul Sworn In As New York’s First Female Governor As Cuomo Leaves In Disgrace

Kathy Hochul Sworn In As New York’s First Female Governor As Cuomo Leaves In Disgrace

by Andrew Trunsky Kathy Hochul was sworn in just after midnight Tuesday as New York’s first female governor at the state capitol in Albany. The private ceremony, reported by the Associated Press, comes two weeks after former Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced he was resigning after an independent report found he sexually harassed 11 women. “I […]

Police Given Permission To Sue Rioters For Damages

Police Given Permission To Sue Rioters For Damages

By Bob Unruh (Photo by Joe Kovacs) Lawmakers in one New York county are planning to give police officers permission – and the right – to sue rioters who harass or injure them. Penalties could range, according to the proposal as it stands, up to $50,000. News12 on Long Island explained the vote came from Nassau County […]

Woman On Cuomo’s Security Team Is Still Protecting The Governor After Accusing Him Of Sexual Harassment

Woman On Cuomo’s Security Team Is Still Protecting The Governor After Accusing Him Of Sexual Harassment

Mary Margaret Olohan A female state trooper who accused Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment is still on a detail protecting him, the Daily Caller News Foundation has confirmed.  Attorney Rita Glavin, who represents the executive office of the governor, could not say what protective measures are being taken to protect a […]

New Yorkers To Andrew Cuomo: It’s Time For You To Go

New Yorkers To Andrew Cuomo: It’s Time For You To Go

T. Becket Adams Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has lost favor with the people of the Empire State, including even the Democratic rank-and-file, according to a new Marist poll. A full 63% of registered voters in the state say Cuomo should resign from office after an independent investigation headed by New York Attorney General Letitia James found […]

PROBE: Gov. Cuomo Sexually Harassed Multiple Women

PROBE: Gov. Cuomo Sexually Harassed Multiple Women

MICHAEL R. SISAK NEW YORK (AP) — An investigation into Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo found that he sexually harassed multiple current and former state government employees, state Attorney General Letitia James announced Tuesday. The nearly five-month investigation, conducted by two outside lawyers who spoke to 179 people, found that the Cuomo administration was […]

Will Cuomo Be Held Accountable For Allegedly Sending Grandmas To Die In Nursing Homes?

Will Cuomo Be Held Accountable For Allegedly Sending Grandmas To Die In Nursing Homes?

Ailan Evans  The Department of Justice dropped its investigation last week into New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo over his March 2020 order forcing nursing homes to accept COVID-19 patients that resulted in the deaths of thousands of elderly residents. Cuomo currently faces several other probes, including a criminal investigation by the FBI and the U.S. […]

Andrew Cuomo’s Administration Continues To Undercount New York COVID Deaths

Andrew Cuomo’s Administration Continues To Undercount New York COVID Deaths

Andrew Kerr | Investigative Reporter New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration continues to undercount COVID-19 deaths in its own public reporting, months after it admitted to undercounting nursing home deaths from the virus by thousands. New York’s state-managed tracker reported over 43,000 deaths from COVID-19 as of Wednesday morning, a figure more than 20% smaller than the […]

TLDEF And Empire Justice Center Celebrate Passage Of New York’s Gender Recognition Act

TLDEF And Empire Justice Center Celebrate Passage Of New York’s Gender Recognition Act

Press Release Albany, NY – Today, the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund (TLDEF) and the Empire Justice Center celebrated the passage of the NYS Gender Recognition Act (S.4402/A.5465) by the New York State legislature. The Gender Recognition Act is a comprehensive bill that will create streamlined and privacy-protective processes for transgender and nonbinary New Yorkers […]

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