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FEINER SAYS 11/5 “ISLAMOPHOBIA” MEETING AND FUNDRAISER AT TOWN HALL HAS BEEN CANCELED

Town Supervisor Paul Feiner today announced on the ECC’s Facebook page that the November 5 Wespac-sponsored meeting and fundraiser at Town Hall to oppose a series of anti-Islamic advertisements at Metro North train stations — which prompted pro-Israel groups to … Continue reading

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FEINER MAY HAVE VIOLATED FIRST AMENDMENT WHEN HE ALLOWED OUTSIDE GROUP FREE USE OF TOWN HALL NOV. 5 BECAUSE HE THOUGHT CONTENT OF GROUP’S SPEECH WOULD BE ‘BENIGN’

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One of the cardinal principles of First Amendment law in America is that government officials even at the local level may impose reasonable restrictions on the time, place and manner of speech – but all such restrictions must at all … Continue reading

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GREENBURGH BUILDING USE POLICY PURPOSELY ENACTED TO BLOCK PRO-ISRAEL GROUP FROM USING TOWN HALL WHILE ALLOWING ANTI-ISRAEL GROUP TO MEET A SECOND TIME NEXT MONTH

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The building use policy adopted Tuesday by Town Supervisor Paul Feiner and the Greenburgh Town Board was apparently written not only to allow Wespac to hold a second anti-Israel meeting and fundraiser at Town Hall on November 5, which meeting … Continue reading

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GREENBURGH TOWN HALL SCHEDULED TO HOST ANOTHER ANTI-ISRAEL MEETING AND FUNDRAISER NEXT MONTH ON THE SUBJECT OF “FREE SPEECH VERSUS HATE SPEECH”

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Even though it hastily enacted a building use policy yesterday that would prohibit any outside groups from using Town Hall through the end of 2015, the Greenburgh Town Board apparently failed to mention that it may have made an exception … Continue reading

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GREENBURGH BOARD SCRAMBLES TO PASS INTERIM BUILDING USE POLICY AS VIDEO SURFACES OF CLASH DURING LAST NIGHT’S PROTEST

In the wake of last night’s angry protest at Town Hall — and after meeting for several hours this morning in executive session — the Greenburgh Town Board emerged today from behind closed doors to hold a five-minute “special meeting” … Continue reading