Church Leaders Sue Over Alabama Immig...

Church Leaders Sue Over Alabama Immigration Law

There are 2 comments on the www.virtueonline.org story from Aug 3, 2011, titled Church Leaders Sue Over Alabama Immigration Law. In it, www.virtueonline.org reports that:

Alabama Christian leaders have filed a lawsuit this week to stop the state from enacting the "nation's most merciless" anti-immigration law, claiming it would prohibit Christians from living out their faith and the mandates of Scripture.

Plaintiffs in the suit filed Monday include leaders of the Episcopalian, Methodist and Roman Catholic churches in Alabama, who represent 338,000 of the state's faithful ...

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Since: May 08

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#1 Aug 3, 2011
from virtueonline:

"The ecumenical group insists the new immigration law, effective September 1, could ensnare Christian leaders who unknowingly administer religious sacraments, such as Holy Communion, to illegal immigrants ..."

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#3 Aug 3, 2011
There is a separation of church and state, it is imperative the church leaders obey all state and federal laws. This claim by church leaders has more to do with money in their coffers than anything else. Now if the churches would like to start paying taxes than they can have an opinion on this subject.

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