Skip to comments.Christian Leader Offers to Not Press Charges Against Vandals Who Toppled Decalogue Display
Posted on 09/25/2013 5:09:38 AM PDT by Center2Right
WASHINGTON The leader of a Christian organization that had a Ten Commandments display vandalized has offered to not press charges against the unknown perpetrators.
The Rev. Rob Schenck, president of Faith And Action, announced Tuesday afternoon at a press conference that he would not file charges provided the perpetrators agree to meet with him.
"If you will come forward and confess your crime we will not press charges or pursue prosecution against you," said Schenck..............
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The other cheek will eventually kill you.
If he doesn’t know who they are, how can he press charges?
The back end of this statement is that if the investigation finds the perp(s) they will seek to prosecute the vandalism as a hate crime. A sort of amnesty for atheists’ confession program not likely to succeed, but a good Christian example.
He should have at least added a little spice.
“If you will come forward and confess your crime we will not press charges or pursue prosecution against you, *based on the evidence of your identity*.”
(I put “identity” in the singular intentionally, because it implies that the identity of *one* of them is known. This will put more pressure on *all* of them than saying “identities”.)
Right, live the Gospel.
HAHAHA, my thoughts as well. Good luck!