WVC 35 - 1 - 3
§35-1-3. Property not to be taken from a religious organization.
Notwithstanding the provisions of section one of this
article, no lot of ground or property now used for religious
purposes shall be taken from the members of the church, religious
sect, society, or denomination, or of the individual church,
parish, congregation or branch, that has heretofore purchased the
same, or for whose use or benefit it was heretofore conveyed,
devised or dedicated.