19 Oct '15, 5pm

DC Church Claims Bike Lanes Violates Religious Freedom

Calling itself the “United House of Prayer”, the church is located in the 600 block of M Street NW. The “problem” is that three of the four possible bike lane routes would run along at least parts of Sixth Street NW between Florida and Constitution avenues NW, meaning that members of the United House of Prayer (UHP) congregation would have to park elsewhere and could, potentially, be forced to walk a few blocks to practice their faith. The takeaway here is that, while wandering for forty days in desert without food or water might be fine for someone like Jesus or Moses , it seems the people of the UHP are above such nonsense.

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