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My Response to Comments on Derek Gillett Post

The issue of accusations against Derek Gillett has proven to be a hot one. As of this writing there are 81 responses to my original commentary about the news, including a few of my own. 745 more words

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Is Derek Gillett Guilty or Innocent?

Obviously there are many opinions about Derek Gillett’s guilt or innocence. At this point, the only people who know the truth with absolute certainty are Gillett and the teens who have accused him. 1,884 more words

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Government Regulation of the Church

The church is historically adamant against any regulation by the government.  In our country with its foundational principle of separation of church and state we have almost taken the autonomy of the church for granted  At the very least we view church freedom from government regulation as an inalienable right which cannot legally be assailed. 117 more words

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