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Churches using 'souls to polls' to rally vote
Associated Press ^ | Oct. 2, 2012 | CURT ANDERSON

Posted on 10/02/2012 4:02:54 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

MIAMI — It's not just the collection plate that's getting passed around this fall at hundreds of mainly African-American and Latino churches in presidential battleground states and across the nation.

Exhorting congregations to register to vote, church leaders are distributing registration cards in the middle of services, and many are pledging caravans of "souls to the polls" to deliver the vote.

(Excerpt) Read more at palmbeachpost.com ...


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1 posted on 10/02/2012 4:02:59 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I wonder if that pretentious A-hole Barry Lynd’s letters warning of taking away the 501c3 status of politicking churches was sent to these guys.


2 posted on 10/02/2012 4:06:47 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Wh-wh-what happened to the 501(c)(3) clause banning overt politicking in churches?

Oh, I guess that only applies to namby=pamby churches of a lighter complexion.


3 posted on 10/02/2012 4:13:24 PM PDT by WorkingClassFilth (I'm for Churchill in 1940!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Would not be surprised if these churches will be next to get that hated letter.


4 posted on 10/02/2012 4:56:01 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Meanwhile 1,000 OTHER pastors are preparing to suit the IRS if they pull their tax exempt status for suggesting to people what they should vote for.


5 posted on 10/02/2012 5:09:46 PM PDT by HarleyD
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