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DR. MARY MAAGA, pastor of Mercy Way Rescue Church, holds a sign in front of Town Hall on Main Street in Placerville before the City Council meeting April 8. Democrat photo by Pat Dollins

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Mercy Way Rescue protests homeless ordinances

By From page A1 | April 11, 2014

They lined both sides of Main Street near Town Hall. Some held signs with “Jesus was homeless” on them; others flourished photographs of trash-filled campsites near Smith Flat and Broadway. For two hours before the April 8 Placerville City Council meeting, Mercy Way Rescue Church organized a peaceful demonstration to ask for a 90-day moratorium against one of two new city ordinances that affect the homeless.

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