The Michigan town where only Christians are allowed to buy houses

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  1. abiG Green Belt

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    Tucked away in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, somewhere along the winding roads that hug Great Lakes shores, is an idyllic town named Bay View. For more than a century, generations of “Bay Viewers” have congregated here to share in summer activities.
    What started out as a modest camping ground for Methodist families 140 years ago has quietly developed into a stunning vacation spot for people who can afford the upkeep of a second home. Streets named Moss, Fern and Maple are dotted with impeccably maintained century-old gingerbread cottages. Over the horizon, residents can watch lifelong friends sail their boats across the water.


    But this paradise is not open to all.


    In Bay View, only practicing Christians are allowed to buy houses, or even inherit them.

    http://postnewsd2.blogspot.in/2018/02/the-michigan-town-where-only-christians.html

    Who knew? Can there be a religious exemption to discrimination?
     
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  4. Overpressure Titanium Belt

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    I live in Michigan.
    Huh

    ETA looked it up, that's way the fuck up north at the top of the state. Still troll country.
    (Yoopers refer to anyone from the lower peninsula as trolls; we live under (south of) the (Mackinaw) bridge)
     
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  5. Edison Carasio Excellence of execution belt

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    Many Christians would do anything to see their equivalent of Sharia implemented in America.
     
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    Christians have discriminated and oppressed other people since day one, so I am not surprised about that town.
     
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  7. AnGrYcRoW I've done .... questionable things .

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    Interesting case , I don't like a spouse not being able to inherit property, the rest is tricky , going to think on it a bit

    Beautiful place though
     
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    This 80-year old lady gets it.

     
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    I bet that town is a nice place to live.
     
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    I'm not quite sure how I feel about this. It doesn't really sound right, but what makes this different from some of the other dumb ass rules that home owner associations have?

    This is also a garbage article in spots. The author of this article tried to make it into a race issue because for 5 years in the 1940's they didn't allow Catholics, Jews, or Blacks. They also try to label Michigan as some "KKK hot bed."

    I'm not saying there was never discrimination, but The truth is that Michigan never had Jim Crow laws, or Slavery and it has always been a free state. I grew up in a small city in Upper Michigan in a college town that I ended up moving back to. It is a majority white town, but overall the people here are nice, and the furthest thing from racist.
     
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  14. andnowweknow History Is Built On Foundations Of Sand

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    everyone on top always oppresses everyone else. Read a history book.
     
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  15. tonni Black Belt

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    Which ones did you read?
     
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    As I believe in Freedom of Association I have no problem with this; as long as they didn't receive any special public outlays.

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    The only other sectarian towns I can think of are Ultra Orthodox Jewish.

    Some Hasidic towns/neighborhoods/villages are also only Hasidic or overwhelmingly so. It's obvious from the monocultural makeup, that it is by design.

    http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/08/1...de-from-town-after-years-power-struggles.html

    New York Hasidim Challenge Constitution in Bid to Forge the First ultra-Orthodox Town in America

    https://www.haaretz.com/us-news/.pr...constitution-in-bid-to-get-own-town-1.5626673

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    Hasids are big welfare recipients. Making use of Section 8 in a large scale. While using their influence in local government to change zoning laws, they deliberately also discriminate against Black and Latino tenants.
    http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york...n-top-beneficiary-section-8-article-1.2639120

    Is there any other religious community pursuing communal interests to the extent the Hasids do?
     
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  17. andnowweknow History Is Built On Foundations Of Sand

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    the ones that discuss history. Of human beings.
     
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    And what would the post-Reformation form of Sharia you so fear be like, in your esteemed theological estimation?
     
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    It stays white out longer than other towns.
     
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    Hasids just got busted big time in my state stealing millions of welfare over the years.
     
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