The Texas Lawyer’s blog Tex Parte had an interesting item today about a Southwest Austin church suing the city over a parking lot permit. Leaders of Hope in the City, a 7-year-old nondenominational church, are claiming a burden on their “free exercise of religion”.Yet Barton Springs Eternal.
the city, citing environmental restrictions, has failed to issue the church a parking-lot-expansion permit
This parking lot space sits on sacred Austin ground: the Barton Springs watershed. This could turn into a holy war.
Tuesday, January 29, 2008
From the Statesman a few weeks ago; freedom to park considered equivalent to freedom of worship in Texas. Thanks to neighbor Jose for the tip:
Posted by Michael Tobis at 3:47 PM