Elderly Couple Faces Eviction Over Bible Study Classified as “A Business.”

Legal help is involved with the defense on religious liberty grounds for a Christian couple in their 80s that faces eviction because they started a Bible study meeting in their private apartment. (James Coleman/Unsplash photo)

Faith Wire – An elderly Christian couple living in Fredericksburg, Virginia, was threatened with eviction if they didn’t stop hosting a Bible study in their private apartment, because doing so is, according to the residential complex, classified as running “a business.”

On Aug. 16, First Liberty, a faith-based law firm specializing in cases related to religious freedom, sent a letter to the law firm representing Evergreens at Smith Run, a senior living community, on behalf of former Lutheran minister Ken Hauge and his wife, Liv, both of whom are in their mid-80s.

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