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DEAR CHC SUPPORTERS, BREAKING THE LAW IN THE NAME OF GOD DOESN’T MAKE IT OKAY

I read the responses from aggrieved supporters of the accused following the outcome of the CHC trial. Some CHC members said the accused had "good intentions" but had simply used "methods not directly abiding with the law, in the judge's opinion." This is dangerous. And it underscores a deeper, perennial problem with religious extremism and blinded religious devotion in society. Support the accused as friends, people or fellow Christians who have gone astray if you must. But please don't excuse what they did or exonerate them because (they say) they did it in the name of God.

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