Skip to comments.Self-described militant atheist violently attacks pastor following sermon
Posted on 10/22/2013 9:35:07 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia
NORTH HAMPTON, Ohio A self-described militant atheist with a criminal past faces multiple charges after an attack on a pastor who, after his sermon, had asked the man's girlfriend if she felt safe.
James Maxie, 28, of Springfield, Ohio, is charged with second-degree felonious assault and misdemeanor resisting arrest after an incident Sunday at The Bridge Community Church in North Hampton.
Police Chief Jarrod Campbell said in his 11 years with the department, he's rarely dealt with "an incident this brutal."
The Rev. Norman Hayes, 57, said he feared for his life and begged for the attack to stop. Hayes suffered a broken nose, bruises and three long cuts that required stitches across his face.
"I questioned his girlfriend in his presence if she felt safe," Hayes said. "He was very, very upset that I'd even suggest that he would hurt her. Then he turned around and hurt me very badly."
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Atheism. It’s happy.
serial killer eyes.
Brilliant move on the perp’s part.
He didn’t like the pastor introducing the idea the woman might want to consider her safety.
He reacts by beating up the pastor.
The woman must feel VERY safe now.
This idiot just proved the pastor’s point.
Let this be a lesson for “militant atheists”, You can enter a church without bursting into flames.
the puke lOOKS like a TWEAKER!
registered PROGRESSIVE ..to boot
Whoa, his girlfriend has nabbed herself a real loser there.
Typical Ohio genetic misfire.I see ‘em every day here.
...oh yeah, he’s the cream of the crop alright...the absolute pick of the litter...
..looks crazed and dazed to me...
She’ll stay with him no matter how many people he beats or if he beats her.
If only the people who believed that a human life is nothing but a randomly assembled bag of chemicals actually behaved like that’s all they were. But no, they acting like they are important and want to be noticed and heeded. They want to have it both ways.
Yuck inside and out!
I think most folks would agree that atheism is certainly largely of the left. That being agreed upon it does seem that liberalism IS a mental disorder.
My CA raised daughter graduated from college in OH. What an eye opening experience that was. Poverty, meth and real white trash she saw first hand-not her Silicon Valley faux world.
So, what kind of fuzzy-wuzzy do-gooder congregation is this that doesn’t care enough about their pastor to protect him?
This wack job obviously was suffering from a lead deficiency.
Sad but true.
There is something in the water in Springfield. It’s the armpit of the state, and a veritable haven for “human debris”. I know how awful that sounds, but it’s the truth. The entire city is a slum.
Wait until His Mother holds her first press conference
Yes he does. I took one look at the photo and thought, “Man, that guy is tweaked.”
tweaked as in TWEAKER...if ya ask me.
hes a TAD thin...for a 27 year old male.
Im guessing hes a Beginning Meth ..”hobbyist”
I guess the girlfriend goes to church and her “militant atheist” boyfriend is there to point out how wrong it is?
He’s there to spend time with her?
Why was he there?
I’m not getting why this clown would sit through a sermon if he believes as he claims.
I was thin into my mid 30s. Could eat like a horse, but my metabolism burned it off as quick as I could eat it.
Still, there is something about this guy, and I wouldn’t bet on you being wrong.
Will this pastor be charged with a hate crime?
Attention all pastors — provide armed security for your members.
If Obama had a son, and that son was a white meth freak......
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