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Message 125 of 167 (388714)
03-07-2007 12:14 PM

Their "objective" take on the ACLU
The ACLU is the American Civil Liberties Union, which was run for its first 30 years by a non-Christian socialist named Roger Baldwin, who helped found it in 1920 in response to the Espionage Act and Sedition Act. Baldwin's stated purpose in creating the ACLU was "We are for SOCIALISM, disarmament, and ultimately for abolishing the state itself... We seek the social ownership of property, the abolition of the propertied class, and the SOLE CONTROL of those who produce wealth. COMMUNISM is the goal." [1]
In a rare example of an ACLU chapter siding with a Christian student, the ACLU of Michigan defended a Christian student seeking to have a Biblical passage on the student's yearbook page.[2]
More typical of ACLU litigation was when attorneys on its side demanded over $2 million in legal fees and expenses in order to prohibit an elected school board from introducing public school students to concepts or books concerning Intelligent design. At the end of this case the trial judge simply copied more than 90% of the ACLU's brief for his ruling.[3] The judge then entered a judgment for $2,067,226.00 against the school board members for the legal fees and expenses of the ACLU's side. The judge also prohibited any mention of Intelligent design by teachers in the public school. The judge's order also prevented any appeal of his opinion in the case.
Have they no shame? LOL
Greg P.

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