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Originally posted by openyourmind1262
I don;t like bike-tards who ride taking up the entire roadway. "That's freedom of speech" I don't beleive in God or organised religion" That's freedom of speech. I detest our Government and it's politicians. That's freedom of speech. Some of the threads on ATS are simply boring as hell. That's freedom of speech. 911 was IMHO and inside job. That's freedom of speech. This website and the things we say to each other is ,freedom of speech.
And when they tell me I can no longer exercise my freedom of speeh, that's when the 2nd Amendment kicks in.edit on 4-8-2012 by openyourmind1262 because: (no reason given)
In the past week I've (we all have) seen the threads on Chick-fil-A, Westboro Baptist, and OWS.
Originally posted by Jean Paul Zodeaux
reply to post by Logarock
Political gatherings at "churches" being restricted simply becouse of a violation of a tax statute is a law that is unconstitutional.
It is actually not unconstitutional. The 501c3 of which churches most imprudently make a contract with the IRS is a part of contract law, and Constitutionally speaking, all people have the right to contract. Indeed, the real question in regards to churches and the contracts of 501c3's is why do churches seek tax exemptions for a tax they are not even liable for?
Originally posted by EvilSadamClone
reply to post by Jean Paul Zodeaux
From what I understand the tax exemption is to keep the churches out of politics. Because let's face it, if they did get up off their butts and voted, considering that 76% plus Americans are Christians, they have a lot of voting power, enough to override the Constitution completely.