Cities and Places of Worship: A Challenge for Multicultural Societies
Edward H. Ziegler, AMERICAN CITIES, URBAN PLANNING LAWS, AND PLACES OF WORSHIP: LOCAL CONTROLS AND NATIONAL PROTECTION IN THE UNITED STATES, URBAN CONTROLS FOR DIVERSITY IN PLACES OF WORSHIP, Fundació Carles Pi i Sunyer Publications, 2009
27 Pages Posted: 31 Jul 2009
This article discusses local regulatory techniques utilized by cities for controlling the location and operation of places of worship in the United States. The article also examines national constitutional and statutory protections afforded local places of worship from discriminatory and unreasonable local controls, including recent court decisions applying the federal Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act.
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