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    Connecticut condo owner told to remove Jewish religious ornament or face fines

    Here we go again. Take it all the way to the USSC. This crap has to be stood up against in the USA. Sick.

    Connecticut Condo Owner Told To Remove Jewish Religious Ornament Or Face Fines | Fox News

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    Re: Connecticut condo owner told to remove Jewish religious ornament or face fines

    Wait, they are allowed to have a cross or Christmas wreath, but nothing else?
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    Re: Connecticut condo owner told to remove Jewish religious ornament or face fines

    It is not unusual for condo associations to bar any sorts of decorations -- even in the windows. The fact that Christmas wreaths etc. are allowed most likely means that there are dates during which period of time when they can be displayed -- and dates on which they must be removed.

    I'm not sure about this Jewish religious symbol -- when it is displayed...if it's displayed all the time. But I did read in your link that some associations have faced lawsuits regarding this particular issue in the past -- and some of those have permitted these symbols be displayed.

    I think the whole thing is nonsense If it's a religious symbol that is displayed at a particular time of the year, it should be allowed. If it is a religious symbol that is to be displayed all the time, it should be allowed.

    People are stupid. If I were a member of that association, I'd be absolutely furious if any of my association dues were spent pursuing this in court.

    Find a damned compromise. You can't forbid religious symbols.

    These restrictions are a good thing, for the most part. Who wants Christmas wreaths on front doors in June? Who wants Christmas lights lighting up someone's home in July? So regulations aren't unusual...but stupid ones? What are they thinking?
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    Re: Connecticut condo owner told to remove Jewish religious ornament or face fines

    private property rights?

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    Re: Connecticut condo owner told to remove Jewish religious ornament or face fines

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    private property rights?
    some will be relinquished when executing acceptance of the condo association bylaws
    "The declaration expressly prohibits unit owners from hanging or displaying anything on the outside windows or outside walls of any building, and also prohibits any sign from being affixed to or placed upon the exterior walls … without prior consent of the association's board of directors,"
    did she follow protocol and seek the consent of the board to permanently affix her mezuzah
    i am guessing 'no', otherwise she would have cited the disparate religious treatment when recognizing "According to an agreement with its condo owners, the display of items like Christmas wreaths and crosses on doors is allowed ...".
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    Re: Connecticut condo owner told to remove Jewish religious ornament or face fines

    Quote Originally Posted by justabubba View Post
    some will be relinquished when executing acceptance of the condo association bylaws
    "The declaration expressly prohibits unit owners from hanging or displaying anything on the outside windows or outside walls of any building, and also prohibits any sign from being affixed to or placed upon the exterior walls … without prior consent of the association's board of directors,"
    did she follow protocol and seek the consent of the board to permanently affix her mezuzah
    i am guessing 'no', otherwise she would have cited the disparate religious treatment when recognizing "According to an agreement with its condo owners, the display of items like Christmas wreaths and crosses on doors is allowed ...".
    somebody wants to be a victim; they are special
    You said it yourself, Christmas wreaths and crosse on doors is allowed. She is simply asking for equal rights. That's doesn't make her a "victim" or "special".

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    Re: Connecticut condo owner told to remove Jewish religious ornament or face fines

    Quote Originally Posted by Neal N. Bloeme View Post
    Here we go again. Take it all the way to the USSC. This crap has to be stood up against in the USA. Sick.

    Connecticut Condo Owner Told To Remove Jewish Religious Ornament Or Face Fines | Fox News
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    Re: Connecticut condo owner told to remove Jewish religious ornament or face fines

    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    private property rights?
    The question is who's? If she rents and she signed a contract agreeing to these stipulations; then one could clearly argue that it's not her property and that she agreed to those stipulations. If she owns it, then I'd say she can do as she likes. Though that goes against things like HOAs, which I think are horrible in practice.
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    Re: Connecticut condo owner told to remove Jewish religious ornament or face fines

    Really?! A mezuzah is small, almost unnoticeable at all.
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    Re: Connecticut condo owner told to remove Jewish religious ornament or face fines

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Guerrilla View Post
    Really?! A mezuzah is small, almost unnoticeable at all.
    Yet not zero, yes?
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