Scott and Terri Fetterolf have owned their 32-acre farm for about two years. They also have a yarn and wool shop, sell fresh produce, flowers and other goods, provide educational classes, and host private events like bridal showers and prayer groups – according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. But their freedom to worship on their own property has now been called into question. They were served a cease-and-desist order late last year by the borough of Sewickley Heights claiming the “farm was being used

improperly as a place of worship, a place of assembly, and as a commercial venue and ‘special studio or school,'” according to the Post-Gazette. The borough wants the Fetterolfs to pay $500 each for permits for all of their activities in order to continue them. Jeremy Samek is senior counsel for the Independence Law Center, an arm of the Pennsylvania Family Institute. He says his organization is representing the Fetterolfs, and what’s happened to them violates their constitutional rights. READ MORE