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May 1st, 2006

Dr. Bob Haley and Dr. Paul Fischer at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, reported that the commercial tattoo may be the number one distributor of Hepatitis C. The study was published in the Journal of Medicine. Dr. Haley concludes “we found that commercially acquired tattoos accounted for more than twice as many hepatitis infections as injection drug use, and that HIV is also a threat in the tattooing process.”

The American Red Cross prohibits blood donations for twelve months after receiving a tattoo. A tattooing machine can puncture the skin up to 3000 times a minute. It is estimated that 20-30 million Americans have at least one tattoo.

The Bible prohibits tattooing, Lev. 19:28 says, “Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you: I am the Lord”. See also 1 Cor. 6:19,20 & 1 Cor. 3:16, 17.

Dr. W.D. Hambly states: “Historically tattooing originated in connection with ancient rites of scarification and blood letting, which were associated with religious practices intended to put the soul in harmony with supernatural forces and ensure continuity between this life and the next.

Tattooing is one of the fastest growing industries today. The facts are loud and clear, backed by tons of research and documentation by leading pro-tattoo authorities on the planet. The foundation, origin, meaning and purpose of the tattoo is pagan demonism, shamanism, baal worship and occult mysticism.

A mark of regret, according to an American Society of Dermatology survey, over 50% of those who have received a tattoo want it removed. The Laser removal cost is a minimum of $7000 per tattoo. Removal is painful and requires 10 to 15 treatments over a 2 or 3 year period.
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