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Small religious congregations face zoning restrictions

Catholic World News - December 09, 2011

The case of a California couple who were fined for holding Bible classes in their home calls attention to a new problem in the quest for religious freedom. Local ordinances sometimes place restrictions on the operation of small religious congregations.

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  • Posted by: Defender - Dec. 10, 2011 11:42 AM ET USA

    But doesn't government always know best?

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