Episode 1739: US House [Dis]Respects Marriage

Episode 1739: US House [Dis]Respects Marriage

07/25/2022

On July 20, 2022, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a measure entitled the “Respect for Marriage Act” (H.R. 8404) (RMA). The title is misleading, though. The legislation is the antithesis of respecting marriage. Only one member of New York’s congressional delegation, Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-NY22), voted against it.

Then, in not much more than a month, millions of New York’s school-aged children will be returning to the classroom. That has parents, kids, faculty, staff, and school administrators wondering what, if any, COVID mandates will continue to be imposed upon schools. We’ll look at what families can expect.

Last week, Governor Kathy Hochul (D-NY) also signed a package of eight bills into law that hope to improve services for human trafficking victims and survivors. NYCF is supportive of the enacted laws.

Finally, we’ll share some prayer requests for the month of August.