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Episcopalians join suit against President Trump’s emergency funding of border wall construction

The Brief concludes: “If President Trump is allowed to indulge this whim, he will turn to others. And the President has, repeatedly, singled out religious minorities for contempt. Amici therefore have a reasonable  expectation that, if permitted to divert funds on this pretext, President Trump will later use that power to surveil, harass, and sanction disfavored religious minorities.”

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Trinity Wall Street installs metal detectors

Trinity Church, Wall Street, New York, and the neighboring St Paul’s Chapel have installed metal detectors to screen visitors to the historic sites.

CNN reports:

Church officials said they have been considering the change for a long time, with input from the congregation, so visitors “may find the sanctuary they seek within our walls.”

“While it saddens Trinity to implement these measures, the times we live in necessitate this action,” said Patti Walsh, chief communications officer for Trinity Church […]

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Rise in Glory Deborah Danner

We are all aware of the all too frequent news stories about the mentally ill who come up against law enforcement instead of mental health professionals and end up dead. We should all be aware that these circumstances represent very, very serious problems that need addressing ~Deborah Danner in “Living with Schizophrenia”

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Trinity Wall Street unveils new building design

Trinity Church in Manhattan, NY, known as Trinity Wall Street, has finalized plans for a new 26-story, multi-purpose building opposite the church at 74 Trinity Place.

Crain’s New York Business describes the new building as “complement[ing] the Gothic Revival brownstone cathedral.”

It took two years of discussion and community outreach to come up with the design for the estimated $300 million, 310,000-square-foot project. It will include a café, a large multifunctional parish hall, gymnasium, church offices and flexible spaces that can be […]

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Trinity Wall Street, Walmart, and the gun debate

Trinity Wall Street is heading to court over its shareholder proposal to require Walmart to examine more closely its decisions about gun sales.

The Atlantic and Forbes are both reporting on the church’s shareholder proposal first submitted to Walmart in December 2013 for inclusion in its 2014 Annual Shareholders’ Meeting. The proposed resolution follows:

Stockholders request that the Board amend the Compensation, Nominating and Governance Committee charter (or add an equivalent provision to another Board committee charter) as follows:
”27. Providing oversight concerning […]

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