Skip to comments.Christianity now "hate crime": the bible is "hate speech" subject to seizure
Posted on 12/15/2004 3:14:56 AM PST by dzzrtrock
TESTING THE FAITH City will prosecute Christian protesters
A federal appeals court denied an emergency appeal to stop prosecution of 11 Philadelphia-area Christians who allege the District Attorney's office retaliated against them for exercising their constitutional rights at a homosexual event in which they were arrested and later charged with felonies...the group was "preaching God's Word" to a crowd of people attending the outdoor Philadelphia "OutFest" event and displaying banners with biblical messages....the eleven Christians were arrested and spent a night in jail.(they were charged with)3 felonies and 5 misdemeanors. The charges were criminal conspiracy, possession of instruments of crime (NOTE:Bibles), reckless endangerment of another person, ethnic intimidation, riot, failure to disperse, disorderly conduct and obstructing highways. (...a video) show(ed) the Philadelphia 11 cooperated with police and were continually harassed by the Pink Angels.None of the Pink Angels was cited or arrested. The ethnic intimidation charge stems from Pennsylvania's "hate crimes" law to which the newest "victim" category of "sexual orientation" was recently added. (is there ANYBODY who didn't see this coming????) The protesters say a Philadelphia police officer told them that because they were on a public sidewalk they were permitted to move freely through the event. A few minutes later, however, they were arrested and removed. The Philadelphia 11 face a maximum penalty of 47 years each in jail.....(read more)
AGAIN I urge you to read the homo manifesto: http://rainbowallianceopenfaith.homestead.com/GayAgendaSwiftText.html
Michael Swift's dream is coming true right now, right here.
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The ethnic intimidation charge stems from Pennsylvania's "hate crimes" law to which the newest "victim" category of "sexual orientation" was recently added.
"We demand tolerance...no acceptance for all lifestyles and points of view! (Except for Christians of course)."
What on earth! Well thats it. The US is a police state! Whatever happened to free speech!? My word how awful! You must all be cowering in your homes now, scared at what the future holds.
So now the free exercise of religion (1st amendment right) is now a hate crime. The "City of Brotherly Love" now truly is the city of brotherly love. One brother to another brother.
THanks to the conservative Mennonites, Amish and other groups here in PA, we have a law which could have been prevented.
Did anybody VOTE for or against this "law"? I don't recall seeing it? Was this Arlin Spectre's idea?
God help us now because thought crimes are next. THey will hook us up to MRI's and see how we think about gays. Wonder if it registers pink or purple when we do.
The Christians are respectful and courteous to the officers. A fat police chief with a red armband (how appropriate) saying "POLICE" harasses the Christians and threatens them. The homosexuals are the ones blocking the public sidewalk and intimidating people time and again. No action is taken against them.
This is one of the most outrageous things I have seen. All the Christians did was walk on the sidewalk, sing, and hold up signs. Welcome to Germany, 1934.
Is Pennsylvania becoming a homosexual state?
And it is powerless to change -- it appears to have been born that way.
No, but Philly is corrupt beyond recognition. Kerry won Pennsylvania by a slimmer margain than Bush won Ohio, yet the media immediately gave Kerry the win while trying to dispute Ohio. At the time, it was known that there were 120% of votes being cast in parts of Camden--throwing the election for Kerry.
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Luke 21 15-19
According to the Pink Shirt's news rag, the whistle blowing, sign pushing gay thugs were there to "diffuse a riot." Yup.
Socialist equality: Less freedom to those out of favour, more freedom to those according to their specialty
This makes my heart hurt. It's been slowly building to this type of situation for years. If they're allowed to get away with this and set it as a precedence it'll be hard to stop. It's gone too far now as First Amendment Rights have been violated and those involved are being persecuted and discriminated against. And the activist courts are the problem.
I do fear this case marks the beginning of the end of our Rights. They say no one can take away those Rights, you must give them up. Well, I'm not giving anything up! I will gladly stand up and defend them, today!
Did the same thing at Soddom and Gomorrah
Militant Homosexuals demanding to rape the Angels among them.
The thing I found very interesting and disturbing on the Rainbow Alliance's website was their twisted, out-of- context take on the Bible in an effort to prove that homosexuality isn't a sin.
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