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I am sometimes asked if the articles on Lazyboy's Rest Stop can be reproduced for use in a Sunday School class, ministry newsletter, or even posted on another website. The majority of the articles on this site are my own work. They may be used in the service of our Lord without restriction -- and are copyrighted solely to prevent others from claiming authorship and thus preventing me from posting them. Many others are quite old and in the "Public Domain". This means they can be copied, published and used in any way you choose without having to obtain permission or include a copyright notice. There is no need to provide a link back to this website, but it is always appreciated. Lazyboy's Rest Stop is a personal, non-commercial website that provides information for study and research from a conservative Protestant theological perspective.

Additionally, according the Fair Use provision of the US Copyright Office referring to Limitations on Exclusive Rights, the short articles, excerpts and summaries on Lazyboy's Rest Stop can be made available on this website without any infringement to copyright law. If you have questions about the Fair Use provision visit this website: Copyright Law of the United States of America:

The actual provision states:

107. Limitations on exclusive rights: Fair use

Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 106 and 106A, the fair use of a copyrighted work, including such use by reproduction in copies or phonorecords or by any other means specified by that section, for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching (including multiple copies for classroom use), scholarship, or research, is not an infringement of copyright. In determining whether the use made of a work in any particular case is a fair use the factors to be considered shall include

the purpose and character of the use, including whether such use is of a commercial nature or is for nonprofit educational purposes;
the nature of the copyrighted work;
the amount and substantiality of the portion used in relation to the copyrighted work as a whole; and
the effect of the use upon the potential market for or value of the copyrighted work.

The fact that a work is unpublished shall not itself bar a finding of fair use if such finding is made upon consideration of all the above factors.

Due to the large amount of content available through this site, Lazyboy's Rest Stop has chosen to host some of the articles directly rather than simply linking to them. If there is a discrepancy with any of the intellectual content we provide, please notify me immediately and I will act accordingly.

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