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ACLU Goes After Gideons
Stop The ACLU ^ | 29-Nov-06 | John Stephenson

Posted on 11/29/2006 10:21:24 AM PST by Jay777

Edited on 11/29/2006 10:40:06 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Extended News
KEYWORDS: aclu; antitheist; churchandstate; education; stoptheaclu

1 posted on 11/29/2006 10:21:25 AM PST by Jay777
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To: RepCath; Liz; IronJack; Grampa Dave; MeekOneGOP; Iris7; wkdaysoff; EdReform; Nick Danger; ...
PING!
2 posted on 11/29/2006 10:23:47 AM PST by Jay777 (My personal blog: www.stoptheaclu.com)
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To: Jay777
left to liberals to define what a religious nut is

A religious nut is anyone who objects to books in a curriculum reading list by Maya Angelou or JD Salinger or other inspirational authors of our time when those books promote promiscuity, or anti-American loyalty to the UN, etc.

synonym for religious nut . . . . freeper

3 posted on 11/29/2006 10:26:51 AM PST by spintreebob (W)
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To: Jay777

What, does she think her daughter will catch some kind of disease if she touches a Bible?

Maybe I shouldn't ask that.


4 posted on 11/29/2006 10:28:23 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: spintreebob

Bump.


5 posted on 11/29/2006 10:28:46 AM PST by RedRover (They are not killers. Defend our Marines.)
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To: Jay777

Well looks like Michael Savage was right again. Used to be a time when you found a Gideon's Bible in the motel nightstand for moral support when vulnerable and adrift. Now you just find a remote and the pay-per-view porn schedule.


6 posted on 11/29/2006 10:29:24 AM PST by SpaceBar
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To: Jay777
I just don’t understand what the ACLU finds so threatening about allowing kids access to religious materials at school.
The ACLU does not find religious material threatening, only CHRISTIAN material.
7 posted on 11/29/2006 10:30:04 AM PST by GrandEagle
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To: Jay777

Mountain home is a very conservative place. A great place to live. All it takes is ONE liberal to spoil the whole town. I remember the Gideons handing out Bibles at Arkansas Tech University in 1977. I took one and thanked them. They were nice. Now had they been handing out the Communist Manifesto it would be just wonderful as that would be educational material. As is the Bible. I still have mine and still appreciate the gift that I accepted with my own free will.


8 posted on 11/29/2006 10:30:48 AM PST by therut
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To: spintreebob
synonym for religious nut . . . . freeper
And proudly so...
9 posted on 11/29/2006 10:31:00 AM PST by GrandEagle
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To: Jay777

"From my memories of the Gideons they were very careful not to attempt in any unwanted pressure or attempt to directly convert anyone."
Likewise. When I saw them on my campus in the past, they'd always just say, "Hey, would you like a free Bible?" Nothing more, other than maybe a 'Have a good day.'


10 posted on 11/29/2006 10:31:59 AM PST by Chewie84
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To: Jay777

Based on the last election behavior, I believe it's fair to say that this is what evangelicals want.


11 posted on 11/29/2006 10:42:32 AM PST by Schnucki ("When a mullah calls, an undertaker is sure to follow." -- old Persian saying)
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To: SpaceBar

How many people staying in motels/hotels, really are vulnerable and adrift...most are travelling or on vacation.


12 posted on 11/29/2006 10:56:53 AM PST by stuartcr (Everything happens as God wants it to.....otherwise, things would be different.)
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To: Jay777

I expect to see new hate speech bills that will censor the Bible, following Canada's precedent.


13 posted on 11/29/2006 11:09:08 AM PST by polymuser (There is one war and one enemy.)
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To: therut

"I remember the Gideons handing out Bibles at Arkansas Tech University in 1977."

When I was in elementary school in the 50's, they came into our school and gave each student a Bible. I still have mine. We also had someone from the Gideons come in and teach a Bible class once a month. A different time and place -- sigh.


14 posted on 11/29/2006 11:15:12 AM PST by Polyxene (For where God built a church, there the Devil would also build a chapel - Martin Luther)
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To: stuartcr

I have stayed at many hotels during the course of my business travels. Over the years I've run into more than my share of hookers; some have been suprisingly innocent acting and looking. No, I've never used anyone's services while on the road.

The Gideon's Bible was always there.

Thankfully, there's more Bibles than hookers. It looks like some people want to reverse that fact.


15 posted on 11/29/2006 11:30:32 AM PST by Loud Mime (Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. - Voltaire)
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To: Jay777

The ACLU goes overboard sometimes?

Unfortunately not on the Titanic.


16 posted on 11/29/2006 11:36:22 AM PST by wmileo
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To: Jay777

ACLU has done more to damage the fabric of our country than any other organization.


17 posted on 11/29/2006 11:38:32 AM PST by lilylangtree (Veni, Vidi, Vici)
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To: lilylangtree

Correct. The ACLU has become the #1 enemy of freedom in the US


18 posted on 11/29/2006 11:41:33 AM PST by AppyPappy (If you aren't part of the solution, there is good money to be made prolonging the problem.)
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To: lilylangtree

How long is the American taxpayer going to be forced to pay the ACLU to destroy our way of life?


19 posted on 11/29/2006 11:44:06 AM PST by Let's Roll ( "Congressmen who ... undermine the military ... should be arrested, exiled or hanged" - A. Lincoln)
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To: AppyPappy

"Correct. The ACLU has become the #1 enemy of freedom in the US"

When did they displace the Democrats?


20 posted on 11/29/2006 11:44:52 AM PST by wmileo
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To: Jay777

Remember that one of the main obsessions of communism is to destroy religion. The aclu is doing all it can to move that along. I suggest a Christmas card with words of peace and love, with a Virgin and Child stamp, to your local aclu.


21 posted on 11/29/2006 11:46:34 AM PST by Leftism is Mentally Deranged
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To: Leftism is Mentally Deranged

Send Christmas cards to the ACLU or go caroling at your local ACLU chapters. LOL.

We need to make the ACLU look like the anti-Christian bigots they are.


22 posted on 11/29/2006 11:48:29 AM PST by Joseph DeMaistre (There's no such thing as relativism, only dogmatism of a different color)
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To: Loud Mime

I must stay in different places than you, as all the traveling I've done, I don't think I've ever seen any hookers actually at the hotels. In Japan, you will find a Gideons right next to the Buddhist book.


23 posted on 11/29/2006 11:49:48 AM PST by stuartcr (Everything happens as God wants it to.....otherwise, things would be different.)
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To: lilylangtree

I agree, and their media spokespersons are always so arrogant and 'know-it-all' types that I think they intimidate some folks. Thankfully, not all are intimidated by them.


24 posted on 11/29/2006 11:51:15 AM PST by PeskyOne
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To: Jay777; All

The only way to attack the ACLU is in the wallet.

The ACLU get paid attorney fees WIN OR LOSE!

PER STATUTE! which they LOBBIED!

If we want to beat the ACLU we have to defund the aclu by removing their statutory ability to demand attorney fees.


SECOND:

The ACLU should be prohibited from law schools. May law students CLINIC in the ACLU. Law students act as lawyer interns IN COURT as long as they are supervised by fully licensed lawyers.

If we can't preclude them from law schools (especially public law schools) then those in clinics should not be claiming attorney fees.

FOLLOW THE MONEY!


25 posted on 11/29/2006 11:57:20 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: stuartcr
"I don't think I ever seen any hookers actually at the hotels."

Okay, fess up were you my partner on Vice Detail? How are Joanne and the kiddies?

26 posted on 11/29/2006 12:02:39 PM PST by investigateworld (Abortion stops a beating heart)
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To: investigateworld

I have no recollection of anything...


27 posted on 11/29/2006 12:12:52 PM PST by stuartcr (Everything happens as God wants it to.....otherwise, things would be different.)
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To: PeskyOne

I love it when the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) goes up against the ACLU and WINS.


28 posted on 11/29/2006 12:23:17 PM PST by lilylangtree (Veni, Vidi, Vici)
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To: Joseph DeMaistre

What a GREAT idea!
Fun with the ACLU......(American Civil Liberties Union)
Wanna have some fun this CHRISTMAS? Send the ACLU a CHRISTMAS CARD this year. As they are working so very hard to get rid of the CHRISTMAS part of this holiday, we should all send them a nice, CHRISTIAN, card to brighten up their dark, sad, little world. Make sure it says "Merry Christmas" on it

Here's the Address, just don't be rude or crude. (It's Not the Christian Way, you know!)

ACLU
125 Broad Street
18th Floor
New York, NY 10004

Two tons of Christmas cards would freeze their operations because they wouldn't know if any were regular mail containing contributions. So spend 39 cents and tell the ACLU to leave Christmas alone. Also tell them that there is no such thing as a "Holiday Tree". . . . It's a Christmas Tree even in the fields!!

And pass this on to your email lists. We really want to communicate with the ACLU! They really DESERVE us!!


29 posted on 11/29/2006 12:27:37 PM PST by Texagirl4W (Jesus came to forgive sin, not to accept sin.)
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To: spintreebob
...A religious nut is anyone who objects to books in a curriculum...

Yes - protection and purity of children is only for nuts. How dare parents not want their children corrupted at the earliest possible age.

Real religious nuts, like myself, home school their children to protect them and train them to overcome the world, the flesh and the devil (also his law-firm the ACLU.

30 posted on 11/29/2006 12:31:38 PM PST by DaveyB (Ignorance is part of the human condition - atheism makes it permanent!)
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To: Texagirl4W

Get your friends together and carol in front of your local ACLU chapter. There aren't any near where I live, so I can't do it myself. But, I would if I could.

Or send them copies of Dickens "A Christmas Carol"

Or get a child to call and ask for Ebenezer Scrooge. LOL


31 posted on 11/29/2006 12:49:27 PM PST by Joseph DeMaistre (There's no such thing as relativism, only dogmatism of a different color)
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To: All

I'm glad I still live in America, land of the free, or Tennessee to be exact. I can remember getting a new Gideon Bible when I was in grammar school and I'm 52 years old. My granddaughter got hers for the year this past Monday. I must live in the one of the few states in the nation that still allows the Gideons in the schools to give out Bibles.

I don't think we've ever been bothered by the ACLU in my county.


32 posted on 11/29/2006 2:15:56 PM PST by Melinda in TN
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To: Jay777

I feel comfortable knowing that the ACLU is protecting us from the real threats. :>)


33 posted on 11/29/2006 2:21:59 PM PST by windsorknot
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To: spintreebob

The Anti-Christian Lawyers Union strikes again. When will they be run out of America on a rail like the KKK was? There's no difference. They are a terrorist organization.


34 posted on 11/29/2006 2:34:39 PM PST by WashingtonSource
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To: lilylangtree
ACLU has done more to damage the fabric of our country than any other organization.

Hitler,Tojo,Mussolini could not have done worse

35 posted on 11/29/2006 3:35:49 PM PST by Charlespg (Peace= When we trod the ruins of Mecca and Medina under our infidel boots.)
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To: Texagirl4W
YES Indeed!! This is a wonderful idea. I think I will make mine!

:-)

Nancee

36 posted on 11/29/2006 3:51:27 PM PST by Nancee ((Nancee Lynn Cheney))
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To: Jay777; melancholy

BUMP!!!


37 posted on 11/29/2006 3:52:18 PM PST by Nancee ((Nancee Lynn Cheney))
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