A new bill prevents municipalities from using zoning laws as a 'keep out' sign against churches or temples they don't want inside the city.
"Religious groups had argued in favor of the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000, saying that cities and towns have tried to use zoning laws to stop them from building new churches or temples, or moving into their area."
Thanks to Dan Tasman
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