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Old 12-17-2009, 09:17 AM
 
Location: Mechanicsville, Virginia
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Originally Posted by go phillies View Post
Actually I brought them up...just to show how ridiculous it is that hate groups can legally spew their venom on public property but a simple religious symbol that demonstrates nothing but peace, hope, and goodwill can be driven out.
They're completely unrelated, though. Do you think anyone really likes hearing the KKK say the things they do? You can't just draw a line at certain things and not others. It's all or nothing.

 
Old 12-17-2009, 09:18 AM
 
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Actually I brought them up...just to show how ridiculous it is that hate groups can legally spew their venom on public property but a simple religious symbol that demonstrates nothing but peace, hope, and goodwill can be driven out.
There are some who would strongly disagree with that statement. Religious symbols have been used to promote things (nefarious things) other than peace, hope and goodwill for as long as there has been organized religion.
 
Old 12-17-2009, 09:19 AM
 
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When is the last time the ACLU went after one of the Left leaning's pet minority groups?
Rev. Lonnie W. Latham Goggle em'
 
Old 12-17-2009, 09:20 AM
 
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Show me instances of state-run pet minority group support in a religious setting.

Also, I am not in with the ACLU, but I still think religious support from the state is disturbing. I don't care what religion you are, keep it to yourself.
I don't care what religion you are, you can display it publicly.
 
Old 12-17-2009, 09:21 AM
 
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The ACLU has also defended pedophile groups, so that tells me all I need to know about them.
Oh that's rich I'll say. Care to site the specific example?
 
Old 12-17-2009, 09:22 AM
 
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Rev. Lonnie W. Latham Goggle em'
Baptist minister - hardly an ACLU favorite.
 
Old 12-17-2009, 09:22 AM
 
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I don't care what religion you are, you can display it publicly.
Correct, on your own property and not the property of the government.
 
Old 12-17-2009, 09:23 AM
 
Location: Forty Fort
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I bow to those who choose to be in agreement with this asinine decision, because my country gives us all the freedom to pick a side...
 
Old 12-17-2009, 09:24 AM
 
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Oh that's rich I'll say. Care to site the specific example?

It's right on ACLU's site....
www.aclu.org/cpredirect/11289
 
Old 12-17-2009, 09:25 AM
 
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ACLU Statement on Defending Free Speech of Unpopular Organizations | American Civil Liberties Union
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