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|Subject: Re: Defund Catholic Charities?||Date: 10/7/2012 10:36 AM|
|Author: sano||Number: 1821963 of 2132294|
Mitt's logic has us borrowing from the Chinese to fund scofflaw Catholic illegal immigration sanctuarys.
Money is fungible. Anybody who works for an ngo know how to creatively direct funding.
........."Participating churches in San Diego, Seattle, Chicago and New York ....will provide legal council, accompany people to court hearings and prepare plans to house them in churches if authorities try to deport them. In New York, religious leaders gathered at the Roman Catholic Church of St. Paul the Apostle and said their promise of sanctuary could include financial assistance, legal help and physical protection, if necessary....
Anti-illegal immigration groups called the sanctuary effort misguided.
The faith groups "don't seem to realize that they are being charitable with someone else's resources, and that's not charity," said Ira Mehlman of the Federation for American Immigration Reform, which favors limits on immigration. We are talking about illegal immigrants taking someone else's job, filling up the classroom of someone else's child," he said.
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