Post Tagged with: "zoning restrictions"

August 2, 2010 03:46

Unconstitutional ordinance stops Ga. church from meeting on leased property

“Churches should not be singled out for discrimination by a city’s zoning restrictions,” said ADF Senior Counsel Kevin Theriot. “Federal law and the Constitution prohibit city officials from targeting Christ Liberty. It is irresponsible for the government to create and enforce ordinances that can have the effect of shutting down religious ministries that serve the community.”

June 27, 2010 18:52

NH church receives more than $1.1 million over unconstitutional zoning restrictions

An Alliance Defense Fund allied attorney has secured a $1.15 million settlement on behalf of Saint Benedict Center of Richmond in a lawsuit over the town’s unconstitutional zoning restrictions. The center contended officials singled it out for discrimination after certain officials expressed their view that the church’s moral positions on matters such as abortion and homosexual behavior are “abhorrent.”