Skip to comments.Praying in park puts man in jail for 9 days
Posted on 03/24/2010 7:02:27 PM PDT by Man50D
A Christian who prayed in a public park with six other people is serving a nine-day jail sentence for disorderly conduct even though his case is under appeal and charges against the others were dismissed or overturned.
Julian Raven of Elmira, N.Y., said he was "surprised by police at his office," handcuffed and taken into custody this week, according to the Alliance Defense Fund, which is defending Raven.
"According to his wife, police escorted him out of a court hearing in handcuffs in front of his crying children to begin serving his nine-day jail sentence," the organization said in a report.
"We are surprised at how eager the city was to arrest Mr. Raven again in light of his appeal. Now he will serve time in jail; however, we will continue to aggressively pursue his appeal in court," said Joel Oster, ADF senior legal counsel.
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How sick is this.... Elmira another city of evil in NY.
A public park that his tax money is no doubt funding.
But by gosh, don’t offend the homosexuals when you’re in there.
I’d like to know if the police would make such an effort at keeping the gays away from a Christian event in the park.
If those Christians or their lawyers were worth their salt, they’d set up a Christian event and call the police when the gays showed up and see what happens, and deal with the hypocrisy then.
They didn’t need to arrest him at all.
There was no excuse for it.
Ya, could be... This really irritates me beyond words.
His mistake was in not facing Mecca
Maybe a Christian event offering counseling for homosexuals that want out of the “gay” life, with booths from various organizations that help homosexuals, and former homosexuals testifying how they were saved from homosexuality.
Then see what happens when the homosexuals turn up, would they disrupt? And what would the cops do when they disrupt, as disrupt they would?
Of course, the city wouldn’t allow such a gathering.
When governments promote and protect evil and arrest those who are innocent and doing good - bad times are at hand.
YIKES!!! Heaven forbid. Are you calling for our destruction?
May God have mercy on this nation and change our hearts to repentance.
But yet, Fred Phelps can make a disturbance of himself, intentionally, at a fallen soldiers funeral, and no one seems to say boo about it. These are truly bizarre times we live in....
I pray for judgement on the nation, and mercy on the remnant.
I know what I am asking for.
Let it be seen.
I saw some fool muslim the other day, praying in some pigeon crap encrusted grocery store parking lot.
Fealty to allah, what?
A public web site and billboards should be made with the pictures of the faces of those nazi’s who 1, arrested the man. 2, Judges who let it happen. and 3, the people who made the claim of offense.
If we do not shame and scold those who do these things they will become the norm and will eventually become law and this Christian nation will be destroyed by it.
Will we keep silent til they come for us?
Have we shared our faith diligently?
The fields are white for harvest, pray the Lord of the harvest sends workers for the harvest.
- Maybe a Christian event offering counseling for homosexuals that want out of the gay life, with booths from various organizations that help homosexuals, and former homosexuals testifying how they were saved from homosexuality.
Then see what happens when the homosexuals turn up, would they disrupt?-
Here’s a look at what would happen....
Homosexual activists terrorize Boston church during ex-Gay conference while police watch.
Homosexual activists terrorize church group in Worcester during Christian event.
Prominent homosexual activists lead screaming demonstration, terrorize Boston church sponsoring ex-gay religious event.
Intolerant Homosexual Activists Assault Ex-Homosexuals At Fair.
Thanks for the evidence.
I can’t stand it anymore.
Elmira was the location of the prison in the Civil War that brutally treated Confederate POWs. Historians ignored this and concentrated instead on the evil Andersonville, GA.
It here, but we don’t want to admit it.
“It here, but we dont want to admit it...”
So very true. Part of the communist overthrow of the country.
There are some folks with conceal carry permits that stay fully armed with the pastor’s permission at our church. Self defense against the crazies and the communists is not against Christianity.
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