Homeless

Homeless bill of rights fails in committee

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

A bill to recognize certain rights of Delawareans facing homelessness failed in the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday after municipalities and landlords expressed concerns about potential unintended consequences. House Bill 235’s stated purpose is to ensure all individuals, regardless of housing status, have equal opportunity to live in decent, safe, sanitary, and healthful accommodations and enjoy equality of opportunities. The bill, …

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Lawsuits against Carney aim to ‘restore religious freedom forever in Delaware’

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Townsend Free Will Baptist Church in Townsend, Del. Two pastors have announced separate lawsuits against Gov. John Carney in the Delaware Court of Chancery. A 92-page complaint made public Tuesday night alleges that Carney’s Emergency Orders throughout the first 14 weeks of the COVID-19 lockdown in 2020 denied the pastors their absolute religious freedoms on 29 separate occasions. Behind the …