Sects: On from Yankee Stadium

Jehovah's Witnesses share a lot of characteristics with Boy Scouts. They are trustworthy, helpful, courteous, kind, obedient, cheerful, thrifty, brave, clean, reverent—and (to many outsiders) confounded nuisances. They are conspicuously meek and devout in their big Yankee Stadium meetings, but can be tiresomely importunate in their door-to-door convert hunts and their litigious defenses of their "God-given right" not to vote, bear arms or salute flags.

The U.S. has long since got used to the ways of this made-in-America faith, but the rest of the world often treats it as an unwanted import....

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