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Oracle discrimination lawsuit proceeds

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A spiritual center has sued Grayson County over alleged religious discrimination related to a zoning issue.

By Landmark News Service

 INDEPENDENCE — The Grayson County Board of Zoning Appeals and Zoning Administrator Lisa Barker have been dropped as defendants in a lawsuit that alleges the Board of Supervisors denied a special use permit for a spiritual retreat center because of religious beliefs.

In June, the Board of Supervisors denied a special use permit for The Oracle Institute, which planned to build a non-denominational spiritual retreat center in the Wilson District. 


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