Outrage of the day

A woman in Michigan is being sued for seeking a Christian roommate:

A civil rights complaint has been filed against a woman in Grand Rapids, Mich., who posted an advertisement at her church last July seeking a Christian roommate.

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.

The woman should have a bulletproof case based on freedom of religion (if the courts still respect that kind of thing), but I hope she doesn’t rely exclusively on that. The right to choose with whom we wish to live shouldn’t be restricted to religious motives.

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