Demon mascot prompts city to change ordinance

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WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — A central Georgia town has changed a city ordinance after a pastor filed a lawsuit claiming his rights were violated when he was arrested for protesting the local high school’s demon mascot.

Pastor Donald Crosby and some members of his congregation had gathered outside the high school on the first day of classes in 2010. They urged the school to abandon the team’s red-horned mascot and its name, which Crosby said was offensive to Christians.

City attorney Jim Elliott tells WMAZ-TV (http://on.wmaz.com/tqbZwX) that the case has prompted the town to review a city ordinance on protests. He said that officials found that prohibiting protesters from carrying cameras to photograph others is “impractical and unenforceable.”

The Warner Robins City Council this week voted to repeal that section of the city ordinance.

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Taylor B
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Taylor B 11/23/11 - 02:18 pm
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Protesters should be allowed

Protesters should be allowed to carry audio/video equipment, period.

burninater
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burninater 11/23/11 - 03:31 pm
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Every time I see that L'il

Every time I see that L'il Smokey cocktail weenie devil it's like a slap in the face!

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copperhead 11/24/11 - 07:15 am
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I think i'll sue every school

I think i'll sue every school because ALL mascots offend me. Does anyone know which school has the most money so i know where to start? What price should i put on being offended? A hundred quadrillion dollars sounds about right.

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