Skip to comments.How Much Did the ACLU Get From YOU Today?
Posted on 03/03/2006 1:08:36 PM PST by PurpleMountains
Under federal law, an attorney or an organization of attorneys that wins a civil rights case in a federal court can charge legal fees and collect damages from the losing defendant in the case. This includes cases of so-called religious discrimination under the establishment clause of our Constitution. This means that when the ACLU brings an action against a city or town that has allowed a crèche or an opening prayer or anything else that some disaffected atheist feels offends him, and wins the case, not only does the country lose another symbol of our heritage, but the city or town can be bankrupted by the courtroom loss. This may help explain why many municipalities run for cover and refuse to defend the religious symbols in question.
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If we had some real men in the GOP we could fix this problem.
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