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xxmart
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Posted -  25/04/2008  :  11:05
does anyone know the rule on jehovas witnesses and children a child just knocked on my door trying to give me a leaflet she looked no more than 6


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xxmart
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Posted - 25/04/2008 : 11:09
meant to add and schooling think i need to wake up Frown


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Julie in Norfolk
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Posted - 25/04/2008 : 14:25
Someone here may know. It irritates me when they (religious hawkers) trawl a child around with them. I think it is done to minimise the chance of bad language being spoken.


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Posted - 25/04/2008 : 17:23
I suspect that as the child was not asking for money or selling a service then there is nothing illegal in the parents allowing her to knock on doors and try to convert you.

If it was during the a week day and the child should have been at school then the parents could be breaking the law in not sending her. If you are concerned about the child's welfare then contact Lancashire Childrens Services at 01282 866706. Nolic


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Stanley
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Posted - 26/04/2008 : 09:03
I agree with you Smartie....  I hate to see those groups wandering the streets and infecting the gullible and vulnerable.  Live and let live I suppose but I don't want anything to do with them!


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Sue
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Posted - 26/04/2008 : 11:45
Was it on the strike day?
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xxmart
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Posted - 26/04/2008 : 12:55
nope it was yesterday we get quite a few with children coming round wondered if they dont send erm to school


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Stanley
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Posted - 26/04/2008 : 15:30
If they are JWs they don't allow them blood transfusions......  That does it for me.


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panbiker
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Posted - 26/04/2008 : 18:18
XX, on the school thing, there is no legal obligation to send a child to school. The legal stuff states that a child must receive an education, this can be at home and must reach recognised standards.

The blood thing with JW's does it for me as well Stanley. How anyone could deny a sick child or anyone else for that matter, a blood transfusion that will save a life beggars belief. It's the first question I always ask when "doorstepped". Usually does the trick, if not, polite refusal to engage in conversation then follows. 


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Posted - 26/04/2008 : 20:09
Panny. lets be pedantic. Unless the Local Education Authority has approved an alternative arrangement put forward  for a childs education then the parents must ensure the childs attendance at school - the responsibility being with the parents not the child.  Nolic


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xxmart
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Posted - 26/04/2008 : 23:01
i agree i am not religous at all and each to their own in my mind but when it comes to kids i think it is very selfish if mine were poorly give them whatever to make them better its a mothers instinct


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Stanley
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Posted - 27/04/2008 : 07:04
I don't think it's a matter of religion, more of basic humanity.  That's where my problem lies.  How can any 'religion' sanction what is in effect sentencing your own children to death?  Bit like Abraham and the burning bush........


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Posted - 27/04/2008 : 07:40
They must know where I live as they've stopped coming ever since I told them I was a Christian Scientist. Nolic


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belle
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Posted - 27/04/2008 : 09:28
It was Moses and the burning bush. Stanley, you perhaps mean Abraham and Isaac.


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Stanley
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Posted - 27/04/2008 : 15:46
No Belle, I misquoted.  He was supposed to sacrifice his own son....  My old teachers at Wycliffe Sunday School must be rotating in their graves.  I was talking to an old friend yesterday who reminded me how much I used to upset a man I worked for at one point by quoting the Bible at him.  He being devout and me being at best, a rough diamond.  Very satisfying......


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Posted - 27/04/2008 : 15:51
PS. I always get rid of doorstep evangelists but if a Buddhist turned up I'd invite him in for a chat and a cup of tea.  Always seemed to me to be a very sensible philosophy and gentle with it.  I have a good friend who is an RC priest and he gave up trying to convert me years ago.  He found I had never been baptised and we had a fair old tussle over that.  I told him that if God was so hidebound he'd refuse a good heathen a place in heaven I didn't want to join his club.  We still talk to each other.....  The only time he worries me now is when he holds me up as a good advertisement for celibacy.  (yes, we;ve had that argument as well!)  Come to think, I like Rabbis as well.


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