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Justice Dept. sues Virginia county over restrictions on creating Muslim cemetery

June 24, 2020

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CWN Editor's Note: Stafford County’s zoning regulations “preclude the All Muslim Association of America ... from establishing an Islamic cemetery on land it owns, thereby impeding its religious practice of providing low-cost burial services to persons of the Islamic faith,” the Department of Justice stated. “The County’s actions constitute a substantial burden on the free exercise of the religion.”

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