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Is the ACLU trying to create a Christian theocracy in America?

The ACLU is the #1 supporter of Christian rights in America. But are they going too far? Is the ACLU promoting Christian rights at the expense of the rights of the rest of us?

Here is a list of cases that the ACLU is currently or has recently fought to promote the Christian agenda in America:

•ACLU Fights For Christian Inmate's Right to Preach

•ACLU of Northern California Fights Law that Got Quakers Fired Over Loyalty Oath

•ACLU Defends Christian Librarian Disciplined for Refusing to Promote Harry Potter

•ACLU Defends Right of Individual Christian to Display Nativity Scene on Public Property

•ACLU Defends Christians Protesting Gay Rights in Florida

•ACLU Champions Religious Freedom Of Mormon College Student

•ACLU Fights for Christian Church's Mission to Feed the Poor

•ACLU Fights for Christmas Tree

•ACLU Files Suit to Protect Free Speech Rights of Christian Protesting Wal-Mart's Policy on Gays

•ACLU of Georgia and Baptist Church File Religious Discrimination Lawsuit

•ACLU of Rhode Island Files Appeal on Behalf of Christian Prisoner Barred from Preaching at Religious Services

•ACLU of Michigan Defends Catholic Man Coerced to Convert to Pentecostal Faith in Drug Rehab Program

•ACLU of New Jersey Joins Lawsuit Supporting Second-Grader's Right to Sing "Awesome God" at Talent Show

•After ACLU Intervention on Behalf of Christian Valedictorian, Michigan High School Agrees to Stop Censoring Religious Yearbook Entries

•ACLU Helps Free New Mexico Street Preacher From Prison

•ACLU of WA Wins Right of Christian Minister to Preach in Spokane Plaza

•ACLU Fights for Baptist Preacher in Illinois

•ACLU Defends Rights of Christian Group to Make Religious Protest at Funerals

•ACLU Backs Christian Abortion Protester in Ohio

•ACLU of Oregon Defends Religious Liberty Of Adventist School Boys Basketball Players

•ACLU Backs Missouri Nurse Penalized for Wearing Cross-Shaped Lapel Pin

•ACLU Defends Christian Street Preacher in Las Vegas

•ACLU Argues for Legal Recognition of Small Christian Church

•ACLU of MA Defends Students Punished for Distributing Candy Canes with Religious Messages

•ACLU of Nebraska Defends Church Facing Eviction by the City of Lincoln

•ACLU Defends Church's Right to Run "Anti-Santa" Ads in Boston Subways

•ACLU Defends Inmate's Access to Material from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

•Following Threat of ACLU of Virginia Lawsuit, Officials to Agree Not to Ban Baptisms in Public Parks

•ACLU Defends Families Fighting Removal Of Religious Symbols from Florida Cemetery

•ACLU Supports Right of Iowa Students to Distribute Christian Literature at School

•ACLU Argument In Support of the Display of a Christian Cross in a Public Forum

•ACLU Defends Christian Worker Required to Remove Bible from Desk at Government Job

•ACLU Defends Free Speech Rights of Christians And Others On Main Street Plaza

•ACLU Defends Prisoner's Rosary Beads

•ACLU Defends Christian Group's Anti-Abortion Ads On Phoenix Buses

•ACLU Pledges to Back Church in a Zoning Battle

•ACLU of PA Files Discrimination Lawsuit Over Denial of Zoning Permit for African American Baptist Church

•ACLU Offers To Represent Private Prayer on Public Property and

•ACLU Joins Falwell To Fight For Church Incorporation Rights
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  • Disko P... No 2009/05/23 13:01:10 (edited)
    Disko Pickle
    +3
    Church elders? You feel threatened by Christians?
  • No Disko P... 2009/05/23 13:06:16 (edited)
    No
    ...
  • Disko P... No 2009/05/23 13:10:52
    Disko Pickle
    +4
    Do you get all of your information from comic books?
  • No Disko P... 2009/05/23 13:19:28 (edited)
    No
    ...
  • Disko P... No 2009/05/23 13:45:25
    Disko Pickle
    +4
    Are you a conspiracy theorist?
  • curmudg... Disko P... 2009/05/24 13:52:52
    curmudgeonjohn
    +4
    I don't think this stuff is funny enough for comic books; although Looney Tunes sounds about right
  • 1372236 Disko P... 2009/07/17 00:01:43
    1372236
    +1
    Of course he isn't! His theory is based on verifiable data obtained from the Elders themselves! Geez, you need to check yer facts Disko! ;-)
  • Hematite No 2009/06/09 15:32:09
    Hematite
    +3
    Who are you calling an idiot? You are the one taking the "Protocols of the Elders of Zion" seriously. That's beyond revolting, beyond stupid, and into paranoid schizophrenic territory.
  • 1372236 No 2009/07/16 23:59:18
    1372236
    +1
    Don't leave before explaining it to me! I have 4 Jewish people staking out my house and I'm frightened. They're armed with Torahs and I think they're loaded too! I need help here man! And you're deserting me.
  • HunterD Disko P... 2009/05/24 22:03:59
    HunterD
    +2
    Actually he should, that comic he posted shows how the whole "Elders of Zion" thing is a LIE.
  • curmudg... Disko P... 2009/05/24 13:51:15
    curmudgeonjohn
    +1
    Oh , I guess that I'm just not tuned into such abject stupidity and bigotry. Thanks for the interpretation.
  • No curmudg... 2009/07/17 14:00:13
    No
    What's the key word in these statements?? YEP, you guessed it!
  • No 2009/05/22 00:44:21
    No
    They were under fire for only representing one certain religion, or "chosen ones" - so they brought in Hollywood to help.
  • nightow... No 2009/05/22 18:37:17
    nightowlhoot3
    +1
    "They were under fire for only representing one certain religion, or "chosen ones" - so they brought in Hollywood to help."

    If there's any truth to your screen name, America has worse problems than this recession...
  • No nightow... 2009/05/22 20:40:41 (edited)
    No
    My screen name is a quote from Obama and I'm far from typical, lol. With regards to this Country having bigger problems than the recession phase, you nailed that, but as for me being one of them. Hmm, well - How about "Not even close". I seek the truth and through doing so am just simply amazed at how blind most Americans are to it. If what I said, or my screen name is of such concern, then get mad and do something about it!! Oh wait, that's silly right? Getting mad and doing something about it isn't what sheeple do. I take that back because you have been known to vote for the best singer on American Idol with ferocious intent and satisfaction!. >:D amazed blind americans screen concern mad wait silly mad sheeple
  • nightow... No 2009/05/22 21:53:31 (edited)
    nightowlhoot3
    "Oh wait, that's silly right? Getting mad and doing something about it isn't what sheeple do. I take that back because you have been known to vote for the best singer on American Idol with ferocious intent and satisfaction!. >:D "

    LOL. You're absolutely right. Not that it matters one way or the other, (nothing "wrong" with it) but just as a point of information, I've never cast a single ballot for any "American Idol" candidate.

    I have, however, voted in every single election, no matter how "small" since I was first eligible to vote...

    I've also sat on election boards, registered voters, served as a precinct committeeperson, delegate to my state party convention, and have run a couple of campaigns -- but not for American Idols.

    I've encountered far better things to "get mad" about than this, your screenname, and yeah, when I have, I've tried, more often than not, to do something about it, if I could.

    Your cynical photo, with its inherently implied prejudice, is an interesting one. Not sure if it applies to me or not: I've been in plenty of marches and protests, but I confess I do think American is Beautiful.

    Oh, and I like diet coke, too. applies ive plenty marches protests confess american beautiful diet coke
  • No nightow... 2009/05/22 22:04:32
    No
    So you've fallen victim to the political show. I can't fault you for that. As my my screen name - as I stated, it's straight out of Obama's mouth and as for my photo - it's merely a plight to awaken the sleeping masses. America is beautiful if you're out in nature, but that's about it. As for the people of this Country - There are way to many clueless to the real dangers we face and that is much more dangerous than the actual slow and quiet war being waged against us all at this very moment. It's not just the US, it's the world...
  • nightow... No 2009/05/22 22:25:24 (edited)
    nightowlhoot3
    +2
    "So you've fallen victim to the political show."

    No, I'm not a victim. :)

    "America is beautiful if you're out in nature, but that's about it."

    I don't agree. There's a lot "beautiful" about America which resides in urban and rural areas alike, within her people.

    I agree we face some real challenges, both domestic and global. I choose to believe we're up to the fight. :)
  • No nightow... 2009/05/22 22:08:09
  • nightow... No 2009/05/22 22:34:14
    nightowlhoot3
    +1
    But... he's talking about a specific KIND of "white person" of a specific generation. You're not denying, are you, that anglo women Obama's grandmother's age, women of her era, were taught that black men were dangerous, are you? :) He also says women of the next generation are "less like that."

    Perhaps his phrasing was unfortunate, but you're not arguing his point, are you? Really? C'mon... ;)

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