She beseeches Him, she will not desist, and when God points to the hands and feet of her Son, nailed to the Cross, and asks, ’How can I forgive His tormentors?’ she bids all the saints, all the martyrs, all the angels and archangels to fall down with her and pray for mercy on all without distinction.
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The Federal Trade Commission ordered the company to cease-and-desist from making such claims.
The new company was halted in their tracks when the city had a cease-and-desist order issued.