Freedom Writer - March 1994 [ref001] Peacocke gets ready to 'kick a little butt' A Califor

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Freedom Writer - March 1994 [ref001] Peacocke gets ready to 'kick a little butt' A California minister has proposed the formation of neighborhood militias as a way to fight crime. Dennis Peacocke, head of Strategic Christian Services, says the $23 billion dollars Congress allocated for the anti-crime bill should be divided among some 80 million able-bodied men (women "really don't want to rally to blow people away," he says) to fight neighborhood crime. Under his plan, each man would receive $300 a year. "Who is going to commit crime," Peacocke suggests, "if almost every third American is being paid to patrol the other two?" "What a deal! Get rid of the bad guys, kick a little butt and receive a supplementary income of $300 to boot." "Equipping Christians," says Peacocke, "to rebuild the foundations of our social order, as we occupy until Christ returns," is the ministry of Strategic Christian Services. Working with church leaders, Pea-cocke develops City Action Councils to deal with community problems in cities throughout the nation. [ref002][ref003] Return to table of contents Copyright 1995 IFAS The Freedom Writer / ifas@crocker.com [ref001] ../banner.gif [ref002] index.html [ref003] ../../uparrow.gif This file is copywritten by the Institute for First Amendment Studies. Subscribe to The Freedom Writer and Walk Away news letters by writing to or telephoneing the Institute for First Amendment Studies: Post Office Box 589 Great Barrington, Massachusetts. 01230 Telephone: (413) 528-3800 E-Mail: ifas@crocker.com Web page: http://www.crocker.com/~ifas

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