Activists mobilize around White House’s Catholic ‘hate group’ petition
Monday, January 7, 2013 at 07:43PM
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By David Gibson, Religion News Service - January 7, 2013

The White House’s novel online system for allowing citizens to petition the administration on any number of causes has led to various unintended consequences: petitions to secede from the U.S. following President Obama’s re-election; a petition for Vice President Joe Biden to star in a reality show; and a petition for the government to disclose its secret archives on extraterrestrials.

Now there is a petition to designate the Roman Catholic Church as a hate group for its opposition to gay rights, and it may wind up generating almost as many press releases as signatures. [Read Full Story]

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