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Frederick County Pays Millions To Settle Religious Discrimination Lawsuit

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In Maryland's Frederick County, the town of Walkersville is paying more than $4.7 million to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit.

Town commissioners have approved the appropriation to buy 224 acres of farmland that was at the center of the dispute.

Landowner David Moxley claimed in a federal lawsuit that anti-Muslim bias was behind a zoning decision by the town that scuttled his agreement to sell the property to the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA of Silver Spring.

Commissioner Chad Weddie says Walkersville hopes to recoup the money by selling the property. The Frederick News Post reports the proposed settlement also requires the town to pay closing and transfer costs.

Bill Redlin reports...

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