Chesterfield spiritual advisor lawsuit

Posted by Shawn Maclauchlan

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A Chesterfield woman who claims county officials violated her religious rights is headed to federal court Thursday.

Sophie King says Chesterfield County decided to define her occupation as a fortune teller - rather than a spiritual counselor.

King claims she has been unable to obtain a business license because county laws require fortune tellers to apply to the police chief for permission to operate a businesses.

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