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‘We the People’…Good Friday National Holiday Campaign supports Senate bill to establish Good Friday as a public holiday in New York State
501(c) (4) non-charitable organization, Good Friday National Holiday Campaign Prayerfully Supports New York State Senate Bill Number S.6937, a bill to Establish GOOD FRIDAY as a public holiday in New York State
(New York, N.Y. January 19th, 2018) – The Good Friday National Holiday Campaign has announced that it is prayerfully supporting the State Senate Bill S. 6937 to designate Good Friday as a public holiday in New York. The Bill S. 6937 is an act to amend the general construction law and the education law, in relation to the designation of Good Friday as a public holiday.
The campaign has humbly asked the Trump Administration to please give Good Friday commemorative status in the USA. This is particularly so as Good Friday is a national holiday in over 135 countries across the globe, and in only 12 states in the U.S., as well as in 3 US Terrorities.
We humbly ask the Trump Administration to please give Good Friday commemorative status in the USA. The “One Million Signatures” Campaign is an effort designed to raise awareness among the public, through a series of dialogues with our elected officials, and collection of signatures of our supporters on a petition addressed to the White House.
The State of New York has already demonstrated an interest in the subject both in the private and public sectors, with Wall Street, New York’s secular entity that trades in billions of dollars closing on Good Friday. The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), NASDAQ, as well as other equity and options platforms, also close for business on Good Friday. This also applies to public schools, as they all close their gates on Good Friday.
According to the director and spokesperson of the Good Friday Campaign, Sharon Jones, “We have been advocating for several years now having Good Friday established as a National Holiday in the USA, and we are certainly planning to take this campaign all the way to the White House.” Jones added, “Bill S. 6937 in New York State is a great start to 2018; it is a New Day for us. In these upcoming months, we will be heavily focused on how this glorious, moveable feast day set aside for Our LORD and Saviour Jesus Christ is extremely important in the United States.”
As an individual citizen, there is no conflict whatsoever between the church and the state and the subsequent signing of the petition. It only shows The White House that real people are signing the petition to make Good Friday a national holiday in our USA. The Good Friday National Holiday Campaign seeks to establish Good Friday as a commemorative day in the United States of America.
We, the undersigned, seek to enshrine Good Friday as a Federal holiday under Title V of the United States Code (5 U.S.C, § 6103) due to its long-standing tradition in American culture and history.
Supporting and signing the Bill S. 6937 takes only a few minutes, requiring backers to simply click on the following link: https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/bills/2017/S6937.
The Good Friday National Holiday Campaign is a 501(c) (4) non-charitable organization founded by Sharon Jones, a British, born and brought up in the United Kingdom.
January 19th, 2018