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Poll: Churchgoers disagree on immigration

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posted on Dec, 30 2009 @ 12:56 PM
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Poll: Churchgoers disagree on immigration


www.upi.com

A vast majority of U.S. churchgoers across all major denominations disagree with their leaders' pro-immigration stances, a survey indicates.

Despite calls from the leaders of mainline and evangelical Protestant, Catholic and Jewish religions for illegal immigrants to be allowed a path to legalized residency, rank-and-file church members across the religious spectrum reject their positions and instead favor tougher enforcement aimed at making the immigrants go home, a Zogby Poll released Wedne
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posted on Dec, 30 2009 @ 12:56 PM
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Zogby found that just 11 percent of Catholics, 18 percent of mainline Protestants, 9 percent of evangelical Protestants and 21 percent of Jews agreed that illegal immigration was caused by not letting in enough legal immigrants -- a contention that is the official position of all the major churches.


Is this really the top opinion of major churches?

I'm not completely against their views, I mean you can't blame them really.

But what do you guys think, do you agree with this stance?
Is that why there are so many illegal immigrants?

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posted on Dec, 30 2009 @ 10:26 PM
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interesting position considering if you go back far enough most of these peoples relatives would have been illegal, refugees or escaping some sort of persecution in their homelands.



 
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