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No on 8 Signs Stolen from Church

Original post made by Nancy, Midtown, on Oct 30, 2008

Twice we have placed, and twice had stolen, No on 8 signs in front of the Unitarian Universalist Church on Charleston.

We would like to ask the person or persons involved to leave all signs in place, just as we will leave others' signs alone, whether we agree with them or not.

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Posted by Pardon my saying
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Oct 31, 2008 at 12:43 pm

Pardon my saying, but I was under the impression that for a church to maintain its tax exemption status, it was to be completely impartial when it came to political issues and informing its congregation of either its political views on a given issue or in any way trying to influence them which way to vote was not on for a recognised church. It may be this reason which meant that someone in the church removed them signs and not that someone from elsewhere stole them.

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Posted by No on 8--no to Mormon influence
a resident of Stanford
on Oct 31, 2008 at 12:48 pm

If that is the case, then the tax exemption status of the Mormon "church" should be revoked immediately

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Posted by Donald
a resident of Stanford
on Oct 31, 2008 at 12:52 pm

Proposition 8 and support for it is funded almost entirely by religious groups, especially out-of-state religious groups. It is refreshing to see local churches take a stand on what they see as morally right.

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Posted by Anne
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Oct 31, 2008 at 3:12 pm

There was a horrible incident in Salinas where a man carrying pro 8 signs was savagely beaten by a No on 8 activist outside a church

here are some other examples of dirty tricks by No on 8 activistsWeb Link

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Posted by Born again hypocrites
a resident of Stanford
on Oct 31, 2008 at 3:37 pm

Anne--a link from Christian Web News--great--I am sure they are balanced--not one report of any No on N material disappearing. i am sure you can believe them!!!
These so-called born again christians are the biggest hypocrites and intolerant people in the world. They will have a big surprise when they end up in hell

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Posted by aron
a resident of Stanford
on Oct 31, 2008 at 6:11 pm

Any evidence of No on 8 people with posters being beaten up savagely?

The fact is the violence is 100% on the part of No on 8 activist against others.

That is why they will lose with reasonable voters.

Scientologists and the Buddhists are opposed to homosexual marriage, not mention Muslims, the Unitarians define themselves as non Christian I would like to know what tradition they aspire to.

they sure are not Jewish

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Posted by Ashley
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Oct 31, 2008 at 7:18 pm

I bet that Ashley Todd did it.

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Posted by RS
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Nov 1, 2008 at 6:07 pm

I drove by today and noticed one of your signs in the strip between the sidewalk and the street. That is actually city property and city workers will remove political signs from that strip. Might want to move it onto the other side of the sidewalk.

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