Defendant Colorado City has moved this Court to order the United States to provide a more definite statement with respect to Counts One and Two of its Complaint,or, in the alternative, to dismiss Count Two. Defendant Colorado City’s Motion for aMore Definite Statement, ECF No. 20 (“Defendant’s Motion”). Colorado City has alsomoved to dismiss Count Three of the Complaint. For the reasons below, Defendant’sMotion should be denied in its entirety.
The United States initiated this action on June 21, 2012, alleging that theDefendants, the Town of Colorado City, Arizona; City of Hildale, Utah; Twin CityPower; and Twin City Water Authority, Inc., violated multiple federal civil rights statutes by engaging in a long-standing pattern or practice of discrimination on the basis of religion. Specifically, the United States’ Complaint alleges that the Defendants violatedthe Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, 42 U.S.C. § 14141(a); theFair Housing Act, 42 U.S.C. §§ 3601-3619 (“FHA”); and Title III of the Civil Rights Actof 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000b.The United States’ Complaint sets forth, in 50 detailed paragraphs, facts thatsupport the allegation that the Defendant, Colorado City discriminates against, and hasengaged in and continues to engage in a pattern or practice of conduct toward individualswho are not members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints(“FLDS”) that violates the Constitution and federal law.The Complaint first describes background data for Colorado City, including thatthe City is populated primarily by FLDS members, and that non-FLDS members