NEWS STORY: California court says landlords cannot refuse to rent to unmarried couples

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c. 1996 Religion News Service SAN FRANCISCO (RNS)-In a long-awaited case pitting the Religious Freedom Restoration Act against state open-housing laws, the California Supreme Court ruled 4-3 Tuesday (April 9) that landlords may not refuse to rent to unmarried couples on grounds of religious belief. The case involved landlady Evelyn Smith in the Northern California […]

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