[OT] Re: HB 139 Meeting Today ?
kemotaha at gmail.com
Fri Feb 8 11:16:33 MST 2008
On Feb 8, 2008 10:43 AM, Jason Hall <jayce at lug-nut.com> wrote:
> On Feb 8, 2008 9:58 AM, Nathan Blackham <kemotaha at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Feb 8, 2008 9:38 AM, Mister E <Mister.Ed at agoracart.com> wrote:
> > The ACLU will fight any fight that is against civil rights. They are
> > blind
> > when it comes to other issues. Yes this means they have supporters who
> > are
> > communists or socialist. Primarily because they fight for their
> > liberties.
> > If it is an issue where civil rights are involved the ACLU will gladly
> > help. That would be the case if a religion was discriminated against as
> > well as race or creed. Just because they have backed seemly evil ideas
> > doesn't mean the organizations is evil.
> They will blindly fight for their perception (the perception of the given
> lawyer) of specific rights, and *against* others. Research each case, and
> the motives each time.
> > You need to be
> > careful to actually look at why an organization or movement exist before
> > calling it evil.
> Roger Baldwin founder of the ACLU stated:
> "We are for Socialism, disarmament, and ultimately for abolishing the
> itself. We seek the social ownership of property, the abolition of the
> propertied class, and the sole control of those who produce wealth.
> Communism is the goal."
> While he later expelled Soviet socialists from the group, that was limited
> to Stalinistic communism only, as with many other groups that were
So in the begining that was their agenda. I point you to there current
"The mission of the ACLU is to preserve all of these protections and
- Your First Amendment rights - freedom of speech, association and
assembly; freedom of the press, and freedom of religion.
- Your right to equal protection under the law - equal treatment
regardless of race, sex, religion or national origin.
- Your right to due process - fair treatment by the government
whenever the loss of your liberty or property is at stake.
- Your right to privacy - freedom from unwarranted government
intrusion into your personal and private affairs."
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