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U.S. city pays up for dissing Christians
WorldNetDaily ^ | May 7, 2013 | Bob Unruh

Posted on 05/07/2013 4:09:11 PM PDT by wesagain

The city of Dearborn, Mich., has agreed to pay Christians who were arrested at its Arab International Festival in 2010, remove all criticism of them from a city website and post a public apology that will remain online for years, according to a legal team on the case.

The American Freedom Law Center said today that the settlement follows more than two years of court negotiations and resolves the Christians’ claims against the city.

It does not, however, remove the Dearborn Arab Chamber as a defendant in the case, which will continue.

The Christians were arrested in 2010 by city authorities for preaching peacefully to Muslims at the city festival.

Christian missionaries Nabell Qureshi, David Wood and Paul Rezkalla were jailed by the city June 18, 2010, and charged with “breach of the peace.”

Robert Muise, AFLC co-founder, represented the team in a five-day criminal trial in which they were acquitted by a jury.

The Christians then filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city, naming Dearborn, Mayor John B. O’Reilly, Police Chief Ronald Haddad, 17 officers and two executives from the American Arab Chamber of Commerce. The Arab Chamber itself later was added.

The case alleged an egregious violation of the Christians’ rights.

The AFLC said the city now has agreed to a settlement, including a public apology “that will be posted .......

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: dearborn; dearbornindependent; deathtodemocrats; deathtoislam; michigan
Should be worth about $10 MILLION Bucks!....
Note to the ruined city of Dearborn; If you don't like our Constitution, get the hell out of America!
1 posted on 05/07/2013 4:09:11 PM PDT by wesagain
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To: wesagain

They city isn’t paying jack. The taxpayers are.

Every single person involved in this travesty, including the beat cops who put the cuffs on, the prosecutor who filed charges along with his or her entire staff need to be facing criminal charges under 18 USC 242.

2 posted on 05/07/2013 4:11:09 PM PDT by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: wesagain

It’s now Dearbornastan.

3 posted on 05/07/2013 4:13:34 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Lurker

should reclaim those officers pensions and pay it out of that and their wages.

5 posted on 05/07/2013 4:25:16 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: wesagain

Awesome news. We need to get what we can, soon we may have no recourse for our God given rights.

6 posted on 05/07/2013 4:36:57 PM PDT by veracious
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