Tuesday, June 28, 2005

Experts Warn Houses of Worship at Risk After Court Ruling - Christianity Today Magazine

Experts Warn Houses of Worship at Risk After Court Ruling - Christianity Today Magazine: "Religious institutions may be more vulnerable to takeover through eminent domain after Thursday's (June 23) Supreme Court ruling that gives local governments greater power to seize properties for private economic development, according to some religious and civil rights advocacy groups.
Churches, mosques, synagogues and other nonprofit religious entities are considered especially at threat because they generate no tax revenue for cities, while developments like hotels or shopping malls are seen to be economic boons for urban renewal projects."

1 comment:

  1. I would say something naive like a community's spiritual health is more important than having yet another strip mall....but that would go over like a lead balloon, I'm sure.

    This is utter madness!

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