New York County Politics: Housing Advocates Clash with Slighted Parents at Epstein’s Town Hall

By William Engel
July 26, 2019

All Assemblyman Harvey Epstein (D-Lower East Side, East Village) wanted to do was hold a town hall meeting about affordable housing protections. But his event quickly went off the rails, thanks to a crowd of angry parents who had a completely different law on their mind – namely, a recent New York law that eliminated religious exemptions for vaccinations.