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I suspect if I now point again at what they did in church: writhe in front of the altar and try to evade the people who expelled them, you will fall into your old bad habit of saying a church was a public place.
by Katrin on Tue Sep 4th, 2012 at 05:04:06 PM EST
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Well, it should be.

But I'd also point out that if writhing in front of the altar is a crime, then anybody who falls into a religious trance and starts speaking in tongues would also be a criminal. And while running from the custodians is not precisely legally protected, nor is it an outrageous violation of the space.

That's the problem with outlawing things based on them being in poor taste: It leads to fuzzy laws which are only selectively enforced. Mob rule, in other words.

And the mob does not like gays, atheists or social democrats.

- Jake

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by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Tue Sep 4th, 2012 at 05:17:05 PM EST
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