Houdini Would Be Proud

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Houdini Would Be Proud

Postby Kevin Connolly » April 27th, 2007, 11:02 am

I guess they didn't see this coming. :o

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Re: Houdini Would Be Proud

Postby Guest » April 28th, 2007, 12:33 am

Laws like this have existed on the books in many cities for decades, but have been ignored or in some cases, thrown out by judges, because they are uninforcable and/or unconstitutional.

Attempts to also license,(even with no fee) those who do readings, have civil-liberties advocates, resisting it.

One of the reasons the institutional/organized spiritualist denominations had more prominence decades ago, there were much stricter anti-fortune telling laws back then, and working as a religious practioner, helped to avoid critical attention.

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Re: Houdini Would Be Proud

Postby Kevin Connolly » April 28th, 2007, 6:54 am

They also have been enforced and carried through too.

The "unconstitutional", religious and "civil-liberties" is a case for the courts. It wouldn't hurt to try again. Maybe there won't be 5 senators, who regularly went to seances during Houdini's testimony, involved this time.
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