One News Now: ADF Attorney Erik Stanley tells OneNewsNow “government shouldn’t use zoning restrictions to discriminate against small start-up churches.”
Deseret News: “The administration has forgotten that the Religious Freedom Restoration Act exists, and it’s there to protect the religious freedom of groups, even when they contract with the federal government,” said Erik Stanley, senior legal counsel for the Alliance Defending Freedom in Scottsdale, Arizona. He said his group would represent organizations challenged under the new rules.
Worthy News: “This resolution goes against the ethos of the constitution, which guarantees to everyone the right to equality and freedom of religion,” said attorney Tehmina Arora of Alliance Defending Freedom of India, a religious rights group. “The state authorities should not discriminate against anyone because of their religious beliefs.”