Papers from the homeowners association indicate the Vaskos were fined for every month they violated policy by having the statue outside illegally. That fine is now more than $4,000.
There’s more. Because they haven’t paid the fine, the homeowners association is holding the statue and has just taken away the couple’s rights for them to park on the property.
“This is religious persecution. This is discrimination. Is it a losing battle to hold your ground? No.
“If you are, then we might as well all quit as Americans and say, ‘Have a nice day, bye.’”