Weighing religious freedom vs. rental alterations

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Q: My tenants have asked for permission to place a large, conventional religious symbol on their front door. They’d need to screw it into the wood. My leases prohibit alterations without my consent, and I don’t want the door disfigured like this. But they say I have to agree because saying "no" will interfere with their right to practice their religion. What do you think? –Maureen B.