Lancaster Eagle Gazette: Pamphlets No Longer Allowed

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Pamphlets No Longer Allowed

Lancaster Eagle Gazette/1973-11-21

MILFORD, Ohio (AP) - The Children of God religious sect will no longer be permitted to pass out pamphlets to Milford school children. School Superintendent Boyd Smith called the pamphlets lewd and anti-American. He said the group gave the pamphlets to junior and high school students who were boarding buses.

Smith said one handout "Mountin Maid," was written by Moses David and was "salacious" or lewd. He said another, "the American Way" read in part, "The rest of the world, in order to oppose America, needs a leader:

"A leader who is strong enough and appealing enough to unite them in a common cause againt work capitalism, Western capitalism, particularly American."