Two or More Replaced with More Than Three
|September 20, 2011||Posted by GilDodgen under Religion, Legal|
Those who don’t get the two-or-more reference should look it up. For those interested in the more-than-three reference, check out the following from CBS news about the Capistrano home Bible-study dustup.
MISSION VIEJO (CBS) — An Orange County couple has been ordered to stop holding a Bible study in their home on the grounds that the meeting violates a city ordinance as a “church” and not as a private gathering.
Homeowners Chuck and Stephanie Fromm, of San Juan Capistrano, were fined $300 earlier this month for holding what one city official called “a regular gathering of more than three people” that requires a conditional use permit, according to Pacific Justice Institute, the couple’s legal representation.
The Fromms also reportedly face subsequent fines of $500 per meeting for any further “religious gatherings” in their home…
Denyse can correct me if I’m wrong, but as I understand it, Canada has hate-speech laws, but there seems to be one exception: hate speech against conservative, traditional Christians, both Catholic and Protestant, is never targeted by the authorities.
What does this have to do with Darwinism and ID? If you can’t figure it out, there is no point in trying to explain it.
Here’s the final irony:
The city of San Juan Capistrano was founded as a mission in the late 1700s by Catholic priest Junipero Serra, who established a local chapel that remains the oldest standing building in California.
Officials with San Juan Capistrano did not respond to requests for comment.