posted on Aug, 27 2010 @ 05:36 PM
Originally posted by BlastedCaddy
reply to post by getreadyalready
Says you... Parades I can see the closing of roads, it is a town function. Football games and concerts. I have never seen a road closed due to
that... The cops there were directing traffic but the road was not closed in those situations. What if it was a strip club or a hash bar or
something not so churchy.... HMMMM?!?!?!
Says me......because you asked? Did you not want an honest answer?
You've never seen a road closed due to a concert or football game? You must not go to any good events.
In Kansas City, the Chiefs close down major interstates and direct traffic into and out of the stadium.
In Tallahassee, the Seminoles close down half the town to get fans in and out of the stadium.
I have seen smaller roads closed for frat parties, trick or treaters, movie scenes, trapped kittens, and weddings! As a matter of fact, the Brad and
Angelina wedding in Springfield, MO closed down a large part of the city to vehicle and air traffic and they had to reroute the approach to the
airport because of hot air balloons!
And yes....if a strip club had a major event that was going to cause a traffic hazard, and they contacted the city ahead of time, the city would come
out and direct traffic. The only difference is that the church probably does it every Sunday, while the stripclub would be forced to move or pay for
better ingress and egress if they had a traffic issue every single week. That is appropriate, because the strip club is for-profit, while the church
Also, churches often offer their facilities for free during natural disasters, voting polls, and staging areas for law enforcement. They are
typically community centers and assets to the public services in the community, so they should afford a little special treatment compared to a strip