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Minn. mayor, officials defends approval of ‘whites only’ church

Minn. mayor, officials defends approval of ‘whites only’ church
According to some Christians, Jesus is the reason for the season, but when it comes to one Minnesota church, segregation is the holy grail.

A mayor in Minnesota has defended the city council’s decision to allow a whites-only religious group to practice at a church, despite anger from locals and anti-racism activists.The city’s mayor, Craig Kavanagh, has defended the council’s decision.City Attorney Don Wilcox said the council’s decision came down to freedom of religion.9, Murdock City Council members voted 4-1 in favor of granting the permit to the Asatru Folk Assembly, which bought the abandoned building earlier this year and applied for it to be rezoned from residential use to a place of worship.

Asatru Folk Assembly Church in Murdock MN.“You can’t just bar people from practicing whatever religion they want or saying anything they want as long as it doesn’t incite violence.

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