Christian Preachers are Brutally Beaten at Gay Pride Festival in Seattle [Video]

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  1. Revmitchell

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    Two street preachers were brutally beaten — punched and kicked — by a crowd at a gay pride festival in Seattle and the entire melee was captured on video.

    The preachers were holding signs reading “Repent or Else” and “Jesus Saves From Sin.” The video shows a group of people initially screaming and threatening the men during Pridefest at the Seattle Space Needle.

    Television station KOMO reported that some of the attackers belonged to a group called NOH8

    A group of women tried to steal their signs but were unsuccessful. The video then shows a group of men grabbing onto one of the preacher’s signs and dragging him to the ground. At some point he was punched in the back of the head a number of times while others can be seen kicking the man.

    Another preacher was sucker punched in the back of the head.

    Police arrested two suspects – one of whom has a long rap sheet.

    It’s not the first time Christians have been attacked by pro-gay activists.

    Last August a gunman opened fire inside the headquarters of the Family Research Council in Washington, D.C. Floyd Lee Corkins, Jr. pled guilty to committing an act of terrorism on the pro-family organization.

    Corkins shot FRC security guard Leo Johnson – and intended to shoot others – but Johnson was able to disarm the man.

    Last year a group called “Angry Queers” caused thousands of dollars in damage to the Portland, Ore. campus of Mars Hill Church. The vandals hurled stones through stain glass windows, LifeSiteNews reported.

    The “Angry Queers” sent an e-mail to television station KOIN defending their criminal acts because “Mars Hill is notoriously anti-gay and anti-woman.”

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    This is jumping to conclusions. We should wait for the full details. The video only shows one part of the story. If only these street preachers would just do as they are told. :rolleyes:

    I applaud anyone who is bold about their faith. But we are supposed to approach people in love. And which one of them thought this was gonna come across as loving? Is there any difference between what these two street preachers were doing and what the Westboro group does at funerals?
     
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    That's a good idea. Also applies to burning churches, since the one in SC was apparently a lightning strike.

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    "An average of 31 houses of worship burned every week from 2007 through 2011, according to a 2013 estimate by the National Fire Protection Association, which analyzed government data and survey results. Among these, arson was relatively rare.

    "No one keeps an up-to-date tally of every church fire in the United States, making exact comparisons impossible.]But 84 percent of these fires happen for reasons other than arson. Kitchen equipment and faulty heating and electrical systems are the most likely causes"
     
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    I was being completely facetious with my first comment. For sure some of the churches burning was accidental or mere coincidence. But 7 churches with predominantly black congregations have caught fire since the shootings in North Charleston.

    There's not that much coincidence in all the world.
     
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    Me too. Or at least tongue-in-cheek.

    Well unfortunately there is, according to the statistics. But it does seem to fit neatly into the narrative!
     
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    Just a couple of posts and we are already off OP

    Isn't it something - those who demand their rights be accepted - are denying the rights of others.
     
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    Yesterday was the 46th anniversary of one of the most influential rock and folk records in history, Music From Big Pink.

    The Left is only "tolerant" when you agree with them.
     
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    Sounds like the Right too. That might explain all the logjams and nothing ever getting done.
     
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    Glad it was caught on video. The world needs to see "tolerance" & "love wins".

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    .

    "I picked up my bag, I went looking for a place to hide
    When I saw Carmen and the Devil walking side by side
    I said, "Hey, Carmen, come on, let's go downtown"
    She said, "I gotta go, but my friend can stick around"

    Sometimes it's better to do nothing.

    It is. It has come down to nothing but a power play, and shutting down opposition.
     

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