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Is ACLU anti American?

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  1. OldRegular

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    1. Is ACLU anti American?

    2. Is ACLU anti Christian?

    3. Does ACLU receive taxpayer money?

    4. Is ACLU predominantly?
     
  2. carpro

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    Anti Christian Liberals United is a fit.
     
  3. OldRegular

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    I agree. [​IMG]

    Also as reported on Fox News yesterday by a former ACLU lawyer, but more importantly, a member of the American Legion, the ACLU receives taxpayer money amounting to hundreds of thousands of dollars in some cases for their so-called legal expenses.
     
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    If the ACLU is not anti-Christian why do they try to remove all Christian Symbals from the public life?
     
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    If the ACLU is anti-Christian than why do they frequently defend their rights in appropriate settings?
     
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    Who is the ACLU to define what is appropriate?
     
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    I've never heard of a case where the aclu defended a Christian organization. I know they have filed friend of the court briefs from time to time, but can you point to a case where they actually defended a Christian in a civil rights case?
     
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    They don't. What's appropriate is defined by the constitution. You know the ACLU defended Russ Limbaugh, right? I don't think anyone here would call him a pinko, communist, radical liberal Democrat.
     
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    The ACLU is made up of hundreds or thousands of lawyers. The fact that one or two goofed up and defended Rush doesn't make them fair or constitutional. They're the worse kind of lawyer, one that takes the constitution and twists it around to fit their agenda. They're now using it to perge America of Christianity.
     
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    Also, their defense of Rush has given them real creadence among us nominal Christians. A real coup.
     
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    If the ACLU is anti-Christian than why do they frequently defend their rights in appropriate settings? </font>[/QUOTE]Example?
     
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    "If the ACLU is anti-Christian than why do they frequently defend their rights in appropriate settings?"
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    "Example?"
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    Lovell v. Griffin- 1938

    West Virginia v. Barnette- 1943

    Wooley v. Maynard- 1977
     
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    3 cases in 67 years could hardly be called frequentQ
     
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    [​IMG] [​IMG]

    Rats! Foiled again, LOL.

    [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    Recent ACLU involvement in religious liberty cases include:

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    September 20, 2005: ACLU of New Jersey joins lawsuit supporting second-grader's right to sing "Awesome God" at a talent show.

    August 4, 2005: ACLU helps free a New Mexico street preacher from prison.

    May 25, 2005: ACLU sues Wisconsin prison on behalf of a Muslim woman who was forced to remove her headscarf in front of male guards and prisoners.

    February 2005: ACLU of Pennsylvania successfully defends the right of an African American Evangelical church to occupy a church building purchased in a predominantly white parish.

    December 22, 2004: ACLU of New Jersey successfully defends right of religious expression by jurors.

    December 14, 2004: ACLU joins Pennsylvania parents in filing first-ever challenge to "Intelligent Design" instruction in public schools.

    November 20, 2004: ACLU of Nevada supports free speech rights of evangelists to preach on the sidewalks of the strip in Las Vegas.

    November 12, 2004: ACLU of Georgia files a lawsuit on behalf of parents challenging evolution disclaimers in science textbooks.

    November 9, 2004: ACLU of Nevada defends a Mormon student who was suspended after wearing a T-shirt with a religious message to school.

    August 11, 2004: ACLU of Nebraska defends church facing eviction by the city of Lincoln.

    July 10, 2004: Indiana Civil Liberties Union defends the rights of a Baptist minister to preach his message on public streets.

    June 9, 2004: ACLU of Nebraska files a lawsuit on behalf of a Muslim woman barred from a public pool because she refused to wear a swimsuit.

    June 3, 2004: Under pressure from the ACLU of Virginia, officials agree not to prohibit baptisms on public property in Falmouth Waterside Park in Stafford County.

    May 11, 2004: After ACLU of Michigan intervened on behalf of a Christian Valedictorian, a public high school agrees to stop censoring religious yearbook entries.

    March 25, 2004: ACLU of Washington defends an Evangelical minister's right to preach on sidewalks.

    February 21, 2003: ACLU of Massachusetts defends students punished for distributing candy canes with religious messages.

    October 28, 2002: ACLU of Pennsylvania files discrimination lawsuit over denial of zoning permit for African American Baptist church.

    July 11, 2002: ACLU supports right of Iowa students to distribute Christian literature at school.

    April 17, 2002: In a victory for the Rev. Jerry Falwell and the ACLU of Virginia, a federal judge strikes down a provision of the Virginia Constitution that bans religious organizations from incorporating.

    January 18, 2002: ACLU defends Christian church's right to run "anti-Santa" ads in Boston subways.
     
  16. pinoybaptist

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    I hope one day a smart lawyer figures out how to charge the ACLU and those of like colors with Un-American Activities. Maybe it won't wash, but that'll kinda open the flood gates.
     
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    I think if you looked real close you will find that the issues they were working with served the ACLU's purposes. They only take a case when it will further one of there cause, it is never about the defendant.
     
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    3 cases in 67 years could hardly be called frequentQ </font>[/QUOTE]You asked for an example; you were given three examples and then you make this [unnecessary descriptive word deleted] remark.

    [ December 31, 2005, 02:02 PM: Message edited by: Phillip ]
     
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    Worthless conjecture; just what we need more of [​IMG]
     
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    Do you really have to act disrespectful and childish? We are allowed to say what we think. I have been reading about the aclu for years and listened to many Christians, more credentialed than yourself, give commentary on the organization. I guess we can't let sleeping dogs lie, can we?
     

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