Monday, October 25, 2010

Andrei A heart warming tale from the land of the free

A woman in Michigan who placed an advertisement for a Christian roommate on her Church's notice board has been anonymously denounced to the authorities and a civil rights suit against her initiated.
The ad "expresses an illegal preference for a Christian roommate, thus excluding people of other faiths,” according to the complaint filed by the Fair Housing Center of West Michigan.

"It's a violation to make, print or publish a discriminatory statement," Executive Director Nancy Haynes told Fox News. "There are no exemptions to that."

Haynes said the unnamed 31-year-old woman’s case was turned over to the Michigan Department of Civil Rights. Depending on the outcome of the case, she said, the woman could face several hundreds of dollars in fines and “fair housing training so it doesn’t happen again.”

Fair housing training? Sounds an awful lot like political re-education to me.

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