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10/5/11  7:49 am
Commenter: Madeline Crist

respect religious liberty for best service to community

Please insure that the rights of faith based organizations to provide services in accord with thier convictions is not violated.  Faith based organizations provide a huge service to the community.  It would be a great injustice to deprive the people who benefit from these services of the help they receive from them.  Is it reasonable to say,  "If they won't help everybody, then they can't help anybody?"  How is justice furthered by this stand?  If some of those in need are being served by the faith based organizations, other service providers have more resources available to offer.  Shutting down service providers who act in accord with thier religious convictions only hurts the whole community.

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