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Christian Leader Offers to Not Press Charges Against Vandals Who Toppled Decalogue Display
The Christian Post ^ | September 24, 2013 | Michael Gryboski

Posted on 09/25/2013 5:09:38 AM PDT by Center2Right

WASHINGTON – The leader of a Christian organization that had a Ten Commandments display vandalized has offered to not press charges against the unknown perpetrators.

The Rev. Rob Schenck, president of Faith And Action, announced Tuesday afternoon at a press conference that he would not file charges provided the perpetrators agree to meet with him.

"If you will come forward and confess your crime we will not press charges or pursue prosecution against you," said Schenck..............

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TOPICS: Activism; General Discusssion; Ministry/Outreach; Moral Issues
KEYWORDS: decalogue; hatecrime; monument; schenck; statue; tencommandments; vandalism; washington

1 posted on 09/25/2013 5:09:38 AM PDT by Center2Right
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To: Center2Right

The other cheek will eventually kill you.


2 posted on 09/25/2013 5:11:26 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Obama: the bearded lady of the Muslim Brotherhood))
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To: Center2Right

If he doesn’t know who they are, how can he press charges?


3 posted on 09/25/2013 5:44:49 AM PDT by Lee N. Field ("You keep using that verse, but I do not think it means what you think it means.")
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To: Center2Right

The back end of this statement is that if the investigation finds the perp(s) they will seek to prosecute the vandalism as a hate crime. A sort of amnesty for atheists’ confession program not likely to succeed, but a good Christian example.


4 posted on 09/25/2013 6:47:13 AM PDT by Blue Collar Christian (Vote Democrat. Once you're OK with killing babies the rest is easy. <BCC><)
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To: Center2Right

He should have at least added a little spice.

“If you will come forward and confess your crime we will not press charges or pursue prosecution against you, *based on the evidence of your identity*.”

(I put “identity” in the singular intentionally, because it implies that the identity of *one* of them is known. This will put more pressure on *all* of them than saying “identities”.)


5 posted on 09/25/2013 7:17:48 AM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy (The best War on Terror News is at rantburg.com)
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To: Center2Right

Right, live the Gospel.


6 posted on 09/25/2013 7:30:19 AM PDT by ravenwolf
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To: Lee N. Field

HAHAHA, my thoughts as well. Good luck!


7 posted on 09/25/2013 7:49:39 AM PDT by SgtHooper (The last thing I want to do is hurt you. But it's still on the list.)
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