Skip to comments.Video: Police Ban Bible from Christian Café [UK]
Posted on 09/26/2011 10:48:25 AM PDT by marshmallow
Police in Lancashire have told the owner of a Christian café to stop displaying Bible texts on a video screen, because it breaches public order laws.
Officers attended the Salt & Light Coffee House on Layton Road, Blackpool, on Monday 19 September, following a complaint about insulting and homophobic material.
The cafés owner, Mr Jamie Murray, says the officers did not specify which Bible texts had caused the offence.
He says the officers told him that displaying offensive or insulting words is a breach of Section 5 of the Public Order Act, and told him to stop displaying the Bible.
The Bible texts are displayed on a TV screen at the back of the café. Mr Murray uses a set of DVDs called the Watchword Bible.
The DVDs cycle through the whole of the New Testament verse by verse, with the words appearing on the screen. Mr Murray mutes the audio.
He told the police officers he would agree to stop displaying the Bible verses while he sought legal advice. After speaking with a lawyer, he is once again displaying the material.
The cafés name, Salt & Light, is a quote from Jesus Sermon on the Mount. Christian leaflets are available in the café, and it has links with a local church.
Mr Murray is being supported by The Christian Institute, a national charity that defends the religious liberty of Christians.
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Have a Queeran handy to show them, and then dare them to say another word.
This same thuggish persecution by the nihilist Left will be here very shortly, if not even now.
Unbelievable. End times.
they do not 1st amendment rights in GB...
but we do and they are being stripped here as well....
Lol yeah. First of all, the cops will never ask for Qoran texts to be removed, because in PC Britain, that would be “racism”.
Second, if any one asked for them to be removed, he may be beheaded post haste.
You all need to realize that sooner or later the left will try and say that the Bible is filled with hate speech and have it banned. It will happen! It is happening!
They should display the US constitution onthe screen or the declaration of independance or ironically display Karl Marx’s drivelings of a syphlitic mind and see if they are still angry about it.
The Old Testament is part of the Holy Queeran.
Besides being a brain-damaged pedophile, Muhammad was a plagiarist.
The Brits are deathly afraid of Islam
Is it any wonder we fought a revolution to get away from these idiots.
Do these same laws apply to Muslim Mosques that blare the call to prayer 5x a day?
I can chose not to eat at that resturant, I can chose not to read the verses - I cannot ignore a high volume voice singing a lanugage I cannot understand. If I blared Led Zepplin for the same length of time, at the same volume - I'd be slapped with violation of a noise ordinance (jusfifiably).
When Muhammed verbalized the Quran (he was illiterate, so he couldn’t write) he drew from many sources, with the Old Testament being one of the sources.
Thus, in their own version, they say that Abraham was teste3d to sacrifice Ishmael (not Isaac); that Moses was a Muslim (not a Jew); that Jesus was not the Son of God and did not die on the cross.
The Koran appropriated the names, but not the text; and not the truth.
The complaint was that the verses were offensive as homophobic.
But aren’t Christians offended by homosexual literature as well? Yet I suppose that abounds in public places, and schools, in Britain.
The King James Bible was provided to each town of England to be put on public display for common people to have access to.
God says in that very Bible that He will not show favor to people who do not show favor to Him.
The words of Joshua to Israel are a timeless warning:
Joshua 23:11-13 MKJV
(11) And take good heed to yourselves that you love Jehovah your God.
(12) Otherwise, if you go back in any way, and hold to those left of these nations, these that remain among you, and shall marry them and go in to them and they to you,
(13) know for a certainty that Jehovah your God will no more drive out these nations from before you. But they shall be snares and traps to you, and whips in your sides, and thorns in your eyes, until you perish from off this good land which Jehovah your God has given you.
This certainly applies to England and their foolish multiculturalism that has invited peoples who have no desire to preserve England in any way to come and enjoy the relative peace and prosperity the English have secured for themselves. In doing so, the English have trashed their inheritance. They are no better than Esau, who is remembered in Torah for not sufficiently valuing his birthright.
The UK is overdue for a revolution and a serious bloodletting. Lord haste the day.