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  •  Not if an already in-place law is (1+ / 0-)
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    NonnyO

    enforced, surely? Especially since all the churches that defied it are so strongly AGAINST the President and Dem policies?

    "...Males are biologically driven to go out and hunt giraffes.” —Newt Gingrich in 1995

    by BadKitties on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 10:40:59 AM PST

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    •  Not a good assumption (2+ / 0-)
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      johnny wurster, Bill W

      One of the highest profile cases in this area was the IRS challenging a liberal Episcopal diocese in SF (I think) about an anti-war sermon.

      •  It was in LA. (4+ / 0-)
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        johnny wurster, lgmcp, ElaineinIN, FG

        All Saints Episcopal, in Pasadena.

        I was in the pews on the day they announced the IRS had challenged them.

        "When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist." --Dom Helder Camara, archbishop of Recife

        by JamesGG on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 10:56:26 AM PST

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