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Church Group Excludes Guide Dog From Retreat Facility

Animals  (tags: Guide Dog, Church Group, sued, Nancy Stevens, Optimum Health Institute, champion, blind, woman, triathlete, religious, animalwelfare, cruelty, society )

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Nancy Stevens who has traveled around the world as a member of the paralympic ski team and is a world champion blind woman triathlete, sued the religious group Optimum Health Institute (OHI) when she was told that she could not bring her guide dog


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Care two is lost (252)
Thursday October 13, 2011, 3:23 pm
The church of the holy hypocrites

Carol H (229)
Thursday October 13, 2011, 4:11 pm
well said Michael!!!

Barb Knight (1685)
Thursday October 13, 2011, 4:18 pm
I agree, Carol...well said, Michael!!!!

. (0)
Thursday October 13, 2011, 5:24 pm
Banning a guide dog = so wrong! There should be a law against it.

Carolyn S (151)
Thursday October 13, 2011, 6:19 pm
Please, you SHOULD not judge all Christians by a few. At my church we've had several service dog in the congregation.

Carol Dreeszen (346)
Thursday October 13, 2011, 6:22 pm
I can't believe something like this!!! Just plain insane! That church is surely not doing the work of God!! It sounds like it's some off the road church in Ohio...what a farce of a church!

Carole K (195)
Thursday October 13, 2011, 8:03 pm
Read & responded to article .TY for posting this very important article, BarbCat. This is an outrage that needs to be brought to public attention & judged in a court of law. BTW, WWJD?

Cheryl B (64)
Thursday October 13, 2011, 8:10 pm
Thanks for telling the world

Carol C (97)
Thursday October 13, 2011, 10:17 pm
Noted. Thank you.

Carolyn P (7)
Friday October 14, 2011, 3:29 am
This is disgusting!!! As Michael said, "The church of the holy hypocrites" There should be a law against banning service dogs!!

Cheryl B (64)
Friday October 14, 2011, 4:52 pm
what scum

Cheryl B (64)
Friday October 14, 2011, 4:53 pm
thanks for telling the world

. (0)
Friday October 14, 2011, 5:24 pm
I wish that people who say that they represent God would actually do it.

Danuta W (1251)
Saturday October 15, 2011, 2:44 am
Thank you for this.

Glamour Girlcat (32)
Monday October 17, 2011, 6:07 pm
I hope Ms. Stevens wins her case, as her attorney's arguments are rock solid. Even though at one point she was willing to use a cane, Mr. Ensminger's points are still worthy and will set a precedent for future similar cases. I hope the one goes forward. Thank you for posting, BarbCat.
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