Re: Get out the vote

From: David Opderbeck <dopderbeck@gmail.com>
Date: Mon Feb 20 2006 - 16:10:41 EST

Well, if nothing else, I'd suggest it violates whatever minimal expectation
of privacy one might have in a church directory listing. Hopefully churches
aren't complicit in this sort of thing.

On 2/20/06, Carol or John Burgeson <burgytwo@juno.com> wrote:
>
> I rec'd the following "view with alarm" email today:
>
> "I am requesting that you collect as many church directories as you can
> and send them to me in an effort to fully register, educate and energize
> North Carolina's congregations to vote in the 2006 elections."
>
> --Chris Mears, the political director for the North Carolina Republican
> Party, requesting church directories for voter identification in a Feb.
> 15 memo titled "The pew and the ballot box" that was sent by e-mail to
> "Registered Republicans in North Carolina."
>
> URL:
> http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/02/17/AR2006021
> 701978.html
>
> Frankly, I don't see this as a "view with alarm" call. If it were the
> Democratic Party, or the Libertarian, or the "You Name It" Party, I still
> see it as quite within the bounds of political activism.
>
> But I could be wrong. Comments?
>
> Burgy
>
> www.burgy.50megs.com/tale.htm (Review of THE ANCESTOR'S TALE)
>
>
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