During the early January 2012, a wide range of clergy started their mail to get a “Legal Notice” from the Texas law practice and delivered on MECO’s behalf.
Volunteers accumulated signatures at Catholic seafood fries during Lent and a community-wide holy week event. They went door to home and endured on road corners.
“It offers arrive at our attention that you, your church, or people in your church might be collecting signatures or else promising to just simply take guidelines through the proponents’ political operatives, whom tell churchgoers that their plan that is political is вЂCovenant for Faith and Families,'” stated the page.
“Please be encouraged that strict statutes holding penalties that are criminal into the assortment of signatures for an initiative petition,” it stated in bold type. Another phrase warned that churches could lose their tax-exempt status by venturing into politics. The letter determined by saying MECO will be watching for violations and would report” any”promptly. Read More