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  • Kutztown University of PA And Homo-Fascism

    09/03/2007 2:05:15 PM PDT · by kcp01 · 1 replies · 134+ views
    uncleraisin.com ^ | 09-03-2007 | kcp01
    Kutztown University Police have arrested several open air preachers for standing on the grass and holding signs (this is a state school). They also suspended a police officer who told them that they were vilolating the preachers civil rights. This happened while the police and school officials allowed the universities Gay and feminist groups to protest and taunt them. A Pennsylvania judge has thrown out all charges. See the article and video....
  • Christian Belief a 'Hate Crime' Under Plan

    03/04/2007 6:03:32 PM PST · by peggybac · 15 replies · 1,098+ views
    The National Prayer Network is promoting a campaign aimed at defeating "hate crimes" proposals Americans worried about new "hate crime" legislation that could be used to make criminals of those whose religious faith doesn't endorse homosexuality could be facing a two-pronged attack, according to groups that monitor those developments. The newest threat is being prepared by U.S. Rep. John Conyers, the head of the House Judiciary Committee, whose work is being called "The Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2007," according to the Rev. Ted Pike, of the National Prayer Network. He said a letter to other members...
  • Suit Filed On Behalf of Ministry Volunteers Arrested in Chicago

    07/21/2006 3:58:56 PM PDT · by DBeers · 22 replies · 572+ views
    Agape Press ^ | July 20, 2006 | Jim Brown
    Suit Filed On Behalf of Ministry Volunteers Arrested in Chicago (AgapePress) - Volunteers with a Philadelphia-based Christian ministry claim they were harassed by authorities in Chicago, Illinois, for sharing the gospel with homosexuals who were in town for the city's "Gay Games," an Olympics-style sports event series for homosexuals. Three people with the evangelical group Repent America say they were handcuffed and arrested by Chicago police officers for passing out Christian literature to homosexuals and holding up signs with Bible verses near Navy Pier. The evangelists had been warned that they would be arrested if they were caught handing out...
  • Christian Group Files Suit To Preach At Navy Pier

    07/18/2006 5:58:47 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 9 replies · 369+ views
    CBS2CHICAGO ^ | 18 JULY 2006 | CBS2CHICAGO
    Group Says City's "Free Speech Zones" Stifles Their Religious Mission (STNG) CHICAGO -- A Philadelphia-based evangelical Christian organization filed suit in federal court Tuesday seeking an emergency restraining order to allow them to preach and hand out their literature at Navy Pier. The plaintiffs are five members of the group Repent America, which, according to the suit, seeks "to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ in the public square." The group contends they have "approximately 10,000" members "who live across the United States." The members of the group listed as plaintiffs are, according to the suit, residents of Pennsylvania and...
  • Militant Mob of Homosexuals Targets Repent America

    06/17/2006 9:41:41 AM PDT · by found_one · 32 replies · 1,099+ views
    laiglesforum.com ^ | 7-17-2006 | Michael Marcavage
    Militant Mob of Homosexuals Targets Repent America Kerry got it wrong. There aren't 2 Americas. There are 3. The third America is that of strong, uncompromising men of principle, like Mark Marcavage, who believe in absolutes, a doctrine that is now threatened by our legal system. Fox News' O'Reilly, for example, calls himself a conservative and a Catholic. Yet he chides the MA diocese for not accepting homosexual adoption, at variance with 2 millenia of church doctrine, Biblical doctrine that millions of protestants and catholics accept today around the world. O'Reilly is blind to the fact that Biblical doctrine tallies...
  • 2005 Philadelphia Outfest Outreach

    10/09/2005 5:04:31 PM PDT · by 4lifeandliberty · 13 replies · 659+ views
    Life and Liberty Ministries ^ | 10/9/05 | Dennis Green
    Life and Liberty Ministries This years outreach at the Philadelphia Outfest went quite differently from last years event. We had a tremendous six-plus hours of ministry without interuption. The police worked with Repent America's Michael Marcavage to ensure that the outreach participants would be unmolested by some of the more hostile hearers. The preaching was powerful and thousands of the celebrants went home having heard the powerful message of salvation. Pray for those who stood around to hear the preaching, those who we had conversations with, and and those who were convicted by the large presence of Gospel messages on...
  • TESTING THE FAITH Philly group to protest 'Outfest' again

    10/08/2005 3:52:29 AM PDT · by DirtyHarryY2K · 9 replies · 566+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | October 8, 2005
    Members arrested last year after confrontation with 'militant gays' -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Posted: October 8, 2005 1:00 a.m. Eastern © 2005 WorldNetDaily.com A Christian group whose protest of a Philadelphia homosexual event one year ago resulted in criminal charges for some of its members will be present again tomorrow at the annual celebration despite threats of violence. Repent America says it will be on the streets of Philadelphia to "minister the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ and to take a stand against the public celebration of sin" at "OutFest 2005." As WorldNetDaily reported, on Oct. 10, 2004, Repent America had a group...
  • Christians Coming Out of the Closet Sunday Despite Threats of Violence

    10/07/2005 11:41:05 AM PDT · by Antoninus · 61 replies · 1,395+ views
    PHILADELPHIA - On Sunday, October 9, Repent America (RA) will be coming out of the closet to minister the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ and to take a stand against the public celebration of sin at "OutFest 2005," an annual homosexual celebration in the public streets of Philadelphia, despite threats of violence by a militant group of homosexuals. This will be the first year that the Christians with RA will return after being arrested, jailed for 21 hours, and charged with a hate crime for evangelizing at last year's festival. At the event last year, six men and five women...
  • Repent America

    09/02/2005 11:19:37 AM PDT · by DirtyHarryY2K · 26 replies · 402+ views
    Harry's Soapbox ^ | Friday, September 02, 2005 | DirtyHarryY2K
    There's more than devastating destruction in the wake of hurricane Katrina that roared ashore on the gulf coast, the controversial comments made by some are having a negative effect and creating collateral damage as well. For example, in his "puff piece" (pun intended) titled “For They That Sow the Wind Shall Reap the Whirlwind” on HuffingtonPost.com Its Robert F. Kennedy Jr's ludicrous opinion that hurricane Katrina is a direct result of The Bush administration's and Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour's neglect concerning global warming. At one point Kennedy makes a reference to Pat Robertson's 1998 comment suggesting that hurricanes were likely...
  • Gay Pride Supporters,Protesters Clash(City of Brotherly Love)

    08/19/2005 8:10:09 PM PDT · by hercuroc · 40 replies · 940+ views
    As the Phillies played the Washington Nationals, a confrontation broke out in the upper deck of Citizens Bank Ballpark between Repent America, a fundamentalist Christian group, and fans, many of whom were in attendance as part of a gay pride group. It's the third season for Gay Day in Philly, featuring a national anthem performance by the Philadelphia Gay Men's Chorus and a first pitch from Cyd Ziegler of Outsports.com. But as the Inquirer points out, it is also the third season Repent America's Michael Marcavage has attended in protest of the event. Marcavage and another fan held a sign...
  • 'Gay pride' features simulated sex, attacking 'mob'

    06/14/2005 6:14:00 AM PDT · by murphE · 14 replies · 604+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | June 14, 2005
    A group of Christian protesters claims a "militant homosexual mob" threatened them with physical violence at Philadelphia's Gay Pride parade, a city-funded event that included simulated sex acts on some of the floats. Repent America, a local organization that saw four of its members acquitted of criminal charges after a similar confrontation last fall, says one float at the parade Sunday featured women, partially dressed in tight leather, bending over with their buttocks exposed and being spanked with hands, whips, and other objects. "It is absolutely astounding that this type of illegal behavior is being permitted by city officials and...
  • Parents Sue N.J. School for 'God' Song Ban

    05/20/2005 8:38:59 PM PDT · by Crackingham · 64 replies · 1,285+ views
    Yahoo News - AP ^ | 5/20/05 | Jeffrey Gold
    A public school prohibited a second grader from singing a religious song at a talent show, prompting a lawsuit Friday alleging violation of the girl's constitutional rights. A federal judge declined an emergency request to compel Frenchtown Elementary School to allow 8-year-old Olivia Turton to sing "Awesome God" at the Friday night show, but allowed the lawsuit to go forward. School officials in the western New Jersey community had said the performance would be inappropriate at a school event. A message seeking comment from a school board attorney about the judge's ruling was not immediately returned. The decision by U.S....
  • 'I Will Defend To Keep It Based On Free Speech'

    05/16/2005 12:23:19 PM PDT · by Irontank · 50 replies · 1,171+ views
    KOMO News ^ | May 13, 2005 | Liz Rocca
    A Tacoma woman says she feels violated by a complaint about her vanity plate. It simply reads: "John 3-16" But someone found the Bible verse offensive and now the state is deciding whether she can keep the plate. "The verse in the Bible says 'For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten son,' " says Jane Milhans. To her, John 3:16 is a message of love, and a great vanity plate. But now, someone has told the state Jane's plate is offensive. "My first reaction was I was in shock," she said. Jane says she's had...
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Advocates Step Up Efforts to Counter Anti-Gay Religious

    04/19/2005 12:27:44 PM PDT · by Clint N. Suhks · 42 replies · 840+ views
    US Newswire ^ | 4/19/05 | AP
    To: Assignment Desk, Daybook Editor Contact: Inga Sarda-Sorensen of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center, 212-620-7310, ext. 230 News Advisory: -- Timely Issue of Anti-Gay Religious Bigotry is the Focus of April 21 Forum; Leaders from All Faiths are Urged to Join the Effort and Reclaim the Notion of What it Means to be 'Moral' in America Fed up with being portrayed by conservative and right-wing religious leaders as the antithesis of all things moral, lesbian and gay people are stepping forth to shatter the notion that they are somehow "ungodly," "unworthy" and incapable of possessing spiritual and...
  • Police Search for Pennsylvania Prosecutor Missing Since Friday

    04/16/2005 9:26:19 PM PDT · by TheOtherOne · 23 replies · 3,759+ views
    AP ^ | AP-ES-04-16-05 2345EDT
    Police Search for Pennsylvania Prosecutor Missing Since FridayBy Mark Scolforo Associated Press Writer Published: Apr 16, 2005 BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) - With helicopters and road patrols, police searched across central Pennsylvania on Saturday for a prosecutor who was reported missing after he failed to return home from a drive the day before. Centre County District Attorney Ray Gricar, 59, had taken Friday off from work and said during a cell phone call at about 11:30 a.m. that he was heading toward Lewisburg on Route 192 in Union County, police said. He did not return home that night and has not...
  • Activist: Assault On Christians Exposes Homosexual Movements Violent Heart

    03/04/2005 4:38:27 PM PST · by Lindykim · 145 replies · 2,023+ views
    --- Activist: Assault on Christians Exposes Homosexual Movements Violent Heart By Allie Martin March 4, 2005 Police in one Wisconsin city are being asked to look into the alleged assault of two Christians who claim they were attacked while sharing a biblical message about homosexuality. Earlier this week, two member of Wisconsin Christians United (WCU) were in Burlington distributing a brochure titled "Homosexuality: The Truth." After leaving literature at homes throughout the city, the pair stood on a busy street, holding signs which read "Homosexuality is Sin" and "Christ Can Set You Free." After a short time, a car with...
  • Case Dismissed for Philly 5, But Battle Has Just Begun

    02/22/2005 4:59:57 PM PST · by DirtyHarryY2K · 9 replies · 842+ views
    AgapePress ^ | February 22, 2005 | Allie Martin and Jenni Parker
    Pro-Family Leader Demands Apology; Christian Group Pursues Legal Redress - The American Family Association of Pennsylvania is demanding that a judge apologize to members of a Christian group who were arrested during an outreach to homosexuals for comparing the street ministers to Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan. Meanwhile, though acquitted, the Christian activists may be heading back into court. Last week, Judge Pamela Dembe of the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas dropped all charges against adult defendants belonging to the Christian group Repent America, who were arrested last fall for witnessing during a homosexual pride event in Philadelphia....
  • 'Philly 5' Are Free! -

    02/20/2005 9:21:00 AM PST · by UnklGene · 8 replies · 632+ views
    Agape Press ^ | February, 20, 2005 | Allie Martin
    'Philly 5' Are Free! - Philadelphia Judge Clears Christian Demonstrators of 'Hate Crimes' Charges By Allie Martin February 17, 2005 (AgapePress) - All charges have been dropped against four Christians who were arrested in October for sharing the gospel at a pro-homosexual event in Philadelphia. Charges pending against a minor who was also arrested at the time are expected to be dismissed as well. Last fall, Philadelphia police arrested 11 Christians as they were taking part in street witnessing on a public sidewalk at a "gay pride" event. Charges were dropped against six of the believers in January, but the...
  • Philly Judge Applauded for Ruling in Favor of Christian Protestors

    02/20/2005 9:25:57 AM PST · by DirtyHarryY2K · 59 replies · 1,013+ views
    AgapePress ^ | February 18, 2005 | Jody Brown
    (Still, One Group Concerned by Dembe's Comparison with KKK, Nazis) The Philadelphia judge who on Thursday dismissed "hate crime" charges against a group of Christians is being praised for her decision. But one pro-family group in that state is a bit miffed by a statement the judge made in explaining the rationale behind the ruling. Calling the charges against the group of Christian demonstrators "ludicrous" and an "abuse of power," family advocates are expressing their pleasure about this week's developments in the "Philly 5" case. Four members of the Philadelphia-based group Repent America who had been arrested in October faced...
  • Charges against anti-gay activists dropped (Repent America)

    02/17/2005 3:23:44 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 18 replies · 849+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 2/17/05 | AP - Philadelphia
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A judge dismissed all charges Thursday against four members of a conservative Christian group who were arrested last fall while picketing a street festival for gays. After watching video footage of the event, Common Pleas Judge Pamela Dembe said that while the protesters' message that homosexuality is a sin clearly enraged the crowd, the bullhorn-wielding demonstrators did not incite violence. "We are one of the very few countries that protect unpopular speech. And that means that Nazis can March in Skokie, Ill. ... That means that the Ku Klux Klan can march where they wish to," Dembe...