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By J. Waltman

Within the case urban of Boerne v. Flores, the excellent courtroom struck down the spiritual Freedom recovery Act of 1993. Waltman deals the 1st book-length research of the act to teach how this situation contributes to an extreme criminal debate nonetheless ongoing at the present time: Can and may the splendid courtroom be the particular interpreter of the structure?

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Davison obtain a procurator’s mandate, which is a document that allows one person to represent others in a church proceeding. She hoped thereby that she could not only speak with greater authority within the church but also start the state historical commission’s paperwork. While Mrs. Davison was asking people to sign the document, she, Thomas Sullivan, and Richard Sciaraffa wrote a highly critical letter to the editor of one of the local papers: It was interesting to read the results of the recent survey conducted by St.

Peter’s (Catholic Church) in regard to replacement of the present church. 7 percent would be willing to financially support this. Also, since that time, at two additional meetings the building committee stated that all of the church is to come down with the possible exception of the towers. Several people have said that had they understood this, they would have opposed the proposal. We wonder what a current survey would show in the light of this new information. It would appear to us that Kendall County is threatened with the loss of a local landmark.

We wonder what a current survey would show in the light of this new information. It would appear to us that Kendall County is threatened with the loss of a local landmark. We are publicly asking the pastoral council, planning committee and leadership of St. Peter’s Church of Boerne, to reconsider the plans to partially destroy the existing church. 22 At the same time, Mrs. Davison wrote Roy Graham of the architecture department of Catholic University of America asking his opinion of the situation.

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