Discussion: Church Sues After Fresno Strips Polling Site Status Over 'Black Lives Matter' Banners

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And the ass hat who filed the complaint probably gets offended by people who don’t say Merry Christmas back, after she’s barged her way into synagogue.

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Rabbi, make me a ham sammich!!

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“The Unitarian Universalist Church of Fresno filed a lawsuit on Monday against the Fresno County clerk for removing the church as a polling site in response to the ‘Black Lives Matter’ banners hung on its property.”

So any church that displays a “Pro-Life” banner is now disqualified?

Cool!

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Those wacky Unitarians trying to co-exist with everyone.

No poll for you…

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Triggered voter :heavy_check_mark:
Snowflake registrar. :heavy_check_mark:

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I suspect Devin’s cow is somehow complicit in this.

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Personally, I don’t think any churches should be used for voting, it sends the wrong message about us being as secular nation.

With that in mind, this is obviously a move by the registrar to punish political speech they don’t agree with, and that’s wrong as well; the 1st Amendment isn’t optional or only valid for things you agree with, and the registrar should be smacked down by the courts for violating it.

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But only kosher ham. Like if it’s from Whole Foods or Zabar’s.

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Fresno borders devin nunes’ district.

Maybe if they change the sign to Cow Lives Matter…

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And it’s all so commercialized these days!

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What’s sad is that there’s no consequence for the asswipes for doing any of this. The complainer (since they expected their statement to be acted on) was libelling the church and BLM, and the registrar was knowingly violating their first amendment rights. But the only result of a successful lawsuit (which costs money) will be to get the registrar to do what the law required of them in the first place.

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I don’t have a problem with the regular purpose of the buildings in which people vote (though I would balk at voting at a prison). Churches are easy to find and are usually located in places that are easy to get to.

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I’m glad there is a date stamp on your post. For a moment, I was concerned that it was original to today …

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known domestic terrorist group

First off, who believes this (Fox News Viewers)? Secondly, why didn’t Orth bother to ask the church what banners it has up, or drive by? Lastly, a group that has never attacked anyone is a domestic terrorist group because it protests the disproportionate killing of African Americans by Police?

Time to chip in a few bucks to the ACLU of Northern Cali…

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That is what I was thinking, are rules evenly enforced. I’d say if within 25 miles the church finds a political banner such as Pro-Life at another polling place then they win, if not I don’t have an issue that they loose.

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Most GOP’ers seem to be lactose intolerant as well…

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Nunes’ farm is in Iowa!

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The face of hate!

https://www.co.fresno.ca.us/departments/county-clerk-registrar-of-voters

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As far as I can tell, the idea behind “Black Lives Matter” is that black people don’t want to be murdered by police, random vigilantes, anyone really. They don’t want a traffic stop or sidewalk encounter to end up with with their unarmed selves dead. Seems reasonable to me and if that’s “domestic terrorism” I guess I’m missing something.

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