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Unformatted text preview: angry and said the ruling, stripped away crucial protections. The Supreme Court however rejected the act in 1996. What is Rluipa? Why was it passed? Rlupia was the final retooled version of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act that was made in 2000. It said that governments could not impose any land use regulations that placed a substantial burden on religious activities unless there was a compelling state interest. It showed that all institutions big or small, old or new could be harassed with religious burdens. 2. Why is Rluipa so controversial? Because it does not only affect religious institutions but also can affect homeowners and secular institutions as well, in a harmful way. 3. Do you think Rluipa is a just or unjust law? I do not think it is unjust, because it protects people from being unable to practice their religion or certain aspects on American soil....
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