HOUSTON – A decide in Houston has denied an emergency request for aid funds by three Texas church buildings broken throughout Hurricane Harvey.
The church buildings are suing the federal authorities over its coverage of the way it provides catastrophe assist to homes of worship.
In a ruling issued Thursday, U.S. District Decide Grey Miller denied the church buildings’ movement for a short lived injunction and momentary restraining order. The church buildings sought the order to entry catastrophe funding from the Federal Emergency Administration Company.
The church buildings accuse FEMA of spiritual discrimination towards homes of worship by denying them equal entry to catastrophe aid grants.
FEMA says it hasn’t denied the church buildings’ purposes, however relatively positioned them on maintain whereas a change to its coverage is reviewed.
Attorneys for the church buildings say they plan to attraction the ruling.