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Anti-Gay Street Preacher Awarded $21,650 For Wrongful Imprisonment

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

On September 17 of 2011, John Craven — a 57-year-old Christian preacher — was arrested by a mounted policeman in Manchester, England for “harassment and distress” when during a public soapbox sermon he told two gay teenagers that homosexuality is...

BRITAIN: Street Preacher Awarded $20K After Bust For Anti-Gay Speech

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Britain's Daily Mail tabloid reports that a street preacher has been awarded just over $20K in a lawsuit filed after he was arrested for telling two teenagers that they will burn in hell for being gay. John Craven, 57, recited from Revelation after two gay teenagers asked about his views on homosexuality. Show More Summary

UK street preacher receives £13,000 in damages after arrest for calling homosexual acts a sin

by Hilary White MANCHESTER, UK, April 1, 2014 ( – The spate of Christian preachers being arrested for repeating the Biblical prohibitions against homosexual activity may be coming to an end with the awarding of £13,000 in damages to 57 year-old street preacher John Craven of Manchester.…

Watch: Street Preacher Meets Logic, Gets Smack-Down Of Biblical Proportions (Video)

(Credit: andrew collins) NSFW! When Dusty Smith clears five minutes of his schedule for you, you will surely regret it. This guy did.

Preachers, beware the hate-speech laws you defend

How hate-speech laws work in Britain: A Christian street preacher was wrongly arrested and…

Growing Up in William Gibson’s World

One of my favorite lines ever, “The future’s dead, fundamentally,” comes from the opening song off of the Manic Street Preachers’ 1996 album, Everything Must Go. Granted, it is followed by another one of my favorite lines, “It’s so fucking...Show More Summary

Street preacher arrested in Scotland for condemning homosexuality

by Hilary White DUNDEE, Scotland, January 29, 2014 ( – Tony Miano, an American evangelical street preacher and former policeman, must be getting used to being arrested for his beliefs in Britain. Miano was arrested January 8th, in Dundee, Scotland, and remanded in custody to appear before Dundee…

-Scotland: US Street Preacher Arrested For Calling Homosexuality a Sin

An American street preacher was arrested in Scotland for naming homosexuality among a list of sins mentioned in the Bible. Here’s the story from the Christian Post: Milano’s colleague, Pastor Josh Williamson of the Craigie Reformed Baptist Church in Perth, pointed out, "Tony wasn’t focusing just on homosexual practice – it was about all sin." […]

Another street preacher arrest “Police in Dundee yesterday arrested American street evangelist Tony Miano after a woman complained about his talk on sexual sin. Mr Miano was arrested as part of a street preaching team holding a week-long mission in Scotland. He was … Continue reading ?

Police Arrest US Street Preacher in Scotland for Calling Homosexuality a Sin

Scottish police arrested Tony Milano, a U.S. preacher and former Los Angeles Deputy Sheriff, for breach of the peace and for using "homophobic" language in the condemnation of sin.

Charges Dropped Against Street Preacher Near Princeton University

Charges against a street preacher accused of "tumultuous" behavior for preaching in public near Princeton University's restaurant row were dropped in court, said a religious freedom law group Monday.

Brickbat: Highly Immoral

5 months agoNews : Reason

In London, England, police arrested street preacher Tony Miano for speaking insulting words in public. Miano delivered a sermon on sexual immorality and listed homosexuality and fornication as examples of sexual sins. A woman complained, and two police officers were sent o arrest him.

Be Careful What You Wish For: UK to Crack Down on Street Preachers and Other People Deemed ‘Annoying’

Fifteen years ago, tired of yobs and hooligans and a perceived decline in civility, British prime minister Tony Blair and his New Labour cabinet cooked up a nasty little legal concoction. It's called an ASBO. The acronym stands for Anti...Show More Summary

Fightin' Words

Hate speech laws around the world are used to curtail freedoms of groups as diverse as Christian street preachers and famous perfume makers....

Police Must Be Educated on Religious Freedom Laws, Says Christian Group After 3 Street Preachers Arrested in UK

A Christian legal group is calling on members of Parliament and the head of police to better educate law enforcement about public order and breaching the peace laws, after a Scottish street preacher was arrested twice last week.

Manic Street Preachers - Rewind the Film

Ultimately, why would anyone choose to listen to Rewind The Film over The Holy Bible..? Read the full story on

The Lib Dem 'manic street preacher'

Mention 1953 and people tend to think of the coronation or the conquest of Everest. But that year also saw the first attendance at a Liberal Democrat conference (or Liberal Assembly as they were then known) of Roger Roberts, now Lord...Show More Summary

In defence of... the melancholy Manic Street Preachers

'Ready For Drowning' and 'If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next' are both powerful and astonishingly bleak- that the latter became their first number one remains one of the more glorious corners of pop history- a little victory for melancholy art. Read the full story on

In defence of... Manic Street Preachers Post-Holy Bible

People talk of The Holy Bible being the band's masterpiece, but there’s a strong case to be made that it’s actually This Is My Truth.... If This Is My Truth... polarised some fans, then Lifeblood, six years on, would completely baffle them. Read the full story on

CALIFORNIA: Preacher Files Wacky "Religious Liberty" Referendum Proposal

8 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Apparently because a couple of street preachers got arrested for disturbing the peace, a California pastor has proposed a ballot measure to make it illegal to do so. And a whole lot more. Pastor Allen Esses of hasShow More Summary

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