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Affordable Housing Development Tests Church-State Divide

by ARLnow.com March 22, 2010 at 2:51 am 1,000 0

Arlington County’s effort to build affordable housing on land owned by the First Baptist Church of Clarendon is facing tough opposition from neighbors who claim the development violates the separation of church and state. One resident has even filed a lawsuit — on constitutional grounds — against the church, the county and the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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