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Supreme Court of the United States

Barr v. City of Sinton

Last Updated: 5/29/2020

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Officials in the city of Sinton, Texas, passed a zoning law which effectively banned Philemon Homes, a ministry to prison inmates, from the area. The Texas Supreme Court ruled unanimously that the regulations violated the Texas Religious Freedom Restoration Act. ADF ally Liberty Legal Instiute represented the ministry. ADF provided funding assistance for the appeal to the high court.

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