Extracts from Reports of Christian Science Committees on Publication

Northern California.

One of the noteworthy evidences of public recognition of our religion came during the general strike in the San Francisco Bay area in July, 1934. At that time the Petroleum Emergency Committee, empowered by strikers and employers alike to take care of gasoline rations, readily acknowledged by its action that the healing work of our practitioners was of fundamental public importance and therefore should not be interrupted. Accordingly, this office was authorized, and supplied with equipment, to issue gasoline permits to bona fide Christian Science practitioners on both sides of the Bay, in order that they might use their automobiles for calling on those needing and desiring their help, exactly as the privilege was granted to physicians.

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April 20, 1935
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