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Religious Land Use & The Church: A Virtual Roundtable

What your church needs to know about an often overlooked law.

The Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA) was passed unanimously in 2000 by the US Congress and signed into law by President Bill Clinton. But more than 20 years later, many church leaders remain unaware of how this law can help them avoid—or at least navigate—challenges posed by governments, agencies, and associations regarding the purchase or use of property for worship and other religious purposes. Not yet a member? View the series introduction and case study for free.

In addition, Matthew Branaugh, an attorney and content editor for Church Law & Tax, shares two video case studies regarding how RLUIPA helped two pastors successfully overcome obstacles presented by their local officials.This virtual roundtable, featuring attorneys Midgett Parker, John Mauck, Noel Sterrett, and Eric Treene, explores why every church should understand the ins and outs ...

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  • September 23, 2021

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