Mosque Denial Lawsuit in New Jersey Reaches $400,000 Settlement

Mosque Denial Lawsuit in New Jersey Reaches $400,000 Settlement

Written by Don Byrd Via Religion Clause, a settlement has been reached in a religious discrimination lawsuit brought against the City of Bayonne, New Jersey for its refusal to approve a zoning permit to a proposed community center and mosque. The decision comes just...
Justice Dept Announces Settlement of Mosque Denial Lawsuit in PA

Justice Dept Announces Settlement of Mosque Denial Lawsuit in PA

Written by Don Byrd The Justice Department has announced a settlement in lawsuits brought against Bensalem Township alleging religious discrimination under the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA) after denying an Islamic group’s request...
Idaho Prisons Agree to Provide Kosher Meals, Settling Lawsuit

Idaho Prisons Agree to Provide Kosher Meals, Settling Lawsuit

Written by Don Byrd A federal judge in Idaho has ordered the state’s Department of Corrections to begin providing kosher meals options, as part of a settlement reached in a religious discrimination lawsuit brought by four Jewish inmates. The program must be...