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New York appeals court says Yeshiva University must recognize LGBTQ+ group

New York appeals court says Yeshiva University must recognize LGBTQ+ group

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New York appeals court says Yeshiva University must recognize LGBTQ+ group

A New York appeals court has ruled that Yeshiva University must officially recognize an LGBTQ+ student group. A four-judge panel handed down the ruling on Thursday , upholding a previous decision by a lower court citing New York City’s anti-discrimination law. Exemptions to the New York Human Rights Law’s public accommodations provision, the judges ruled, do not apply to Yeshiva University because it does not meet the definition of a religious corporation incorporated under the education law or the religious corporation law. In June, Judge Lynn R. Kotler ruled that New York’s anti-discrimination law “does not target religious practice, its intent is to deter discrimination, only, and it applies equally to all places of public accommodation other than those […]

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