Church sign - "Vote for the Mormon, not the Muslim! The capitalist, not the communis

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    'Vote for the Mormon, not the Muslim' sign stirs controversy | khou.com Houston

    Vote for the Mormon, not the Muslim' sign stirs controversy



    Posted on October 19, 2012 at 8:30 AM
    LEAKEY, Texas -- A controversy regarding a political sign prominently displayed outside a church is playing out in a small town west of San Antonio.
    Is it protected speech or political hate? And does it have a place on a church marquee?
    The sign reads, "Vote for the Mormon, not the Muslim! The capitalist, not the communist!"
    That marquee standing outside a non-denominational church has become the talk of the town in Leakey — about 90 miles northwest of San Antonio.

    Since it is a church, it is classified as a non-profit organization. That means, by law, it can not endorse a political candidate.[/QUOTE]
     
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    Free speech... yes.

    No, it has no place on a church marquee.

    Immie
     
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    tax them.
     
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    Obviously it's free speech, even if it makes them look stupid.
     
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    And since Obama claims to be a Christian, I'm not sure they can claim the sign is a political endorsement of a candidate.
     
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    But you can only assume it's endorsing a political candidate if one of them is Christian and one is Muslim. Are you saying Obama is Muslim? Or Romeny? They both claim to be Christian.
     
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    A church has no right to be delving into politics. Its a church.
     
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    copsnrobbers I call it as I see it

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    Tell that to Obama and his minions.. He was groomed every Sunday by Rev. Wright.

    LMAO!
     
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    Ask any black person you know if they ever heard a preacher in their church push for Dimocrat votes.
     

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