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Inside Story (Religious Buildings Controversies) #762739

CBS Evening News for Friday, Aug 20, 2004
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) The use by religious institutions of the Religious Land Use Protection Act {RLUPA}, which makes it difficult for local governments to restrict what religious institutions can do with their property, featured; details given of legal battles in Los Angeles & Rockaway, New Jersey, over the construction of large religious facilities in residential neighborhoods. [Los Angeles neighbor Larry FAIGIN†, Rockaway megachurch opponent Lisa SALBERG†- oppose the construction of large facilities in their neighborhoods.] [Etz Chaim Temple Rabbi Chaim RUBIN†, Christ Church Rev. David IRELAND†- support RLUPA.] [Attorney Marci HAMILTON†- says this is a law that gives extraordinary power to religious landowners.]

Pelley, Scott;
Whitaker, Bill

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