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Lawsuit reveals zoning ordinances discriminated against Orthodox Jewish community in Jackson

A religious discrimination lawsuit is forcing Jackson Township to pay a huge penalty from the Justice Department.

News 12 Staff

Jun 16, 2022, 10:01 AM

Updated 738 days ago

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A religious discrimination lawsuit is forcing Jackson Township to pay a huge penalty from the Justice Department.
The 2020 lawsuit revealed zoning ordinances discriminated against the Orthodox Jewish community by discouraging them from moving or living there.
Jackson will not only have to get rid of the ordinances all together, but the town will also have to pay a civil penalty of $45,000, and pay $150,000 to people affected by the discriminatory ordinances.
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