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Man arrested for 'anti-Christian' mall disturbance

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by carpro, Nov 23, 2009.

  1. carpro

    carpro Well-Known Member
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    http://www.danvilleweekly.com/news/show_story.php?id=2339

    Man arrested for 'anti-Christian' mall disturbance
    Kiosk employee allegedly tore a crucifix from someone's neck

    by Emily West


    Police arrested 22-year-old Abdul Walid Hamid of Hayward on the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 4, after he reportedly tore a crucifix from a person's neck and scared others at Stoneridge Shopping Center.
     
  2. Robert Snow

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    Sounds like assault to me.
     
  3. targus

    targus New Member

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    And a hate crime to boot.
     
  4. Rubato 1

    Rubato 1 New Member

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    ...as are most violent crimes...

    :flower:
     
  5. Revmitchell

    Revmitchell Well-Known Member
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    To a Christian or otherwise we do not need to be supporting the thought police's hate crime garbage.
     
  6. preachinjesus

    preachinjesus Well-Known Member
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    All crimes are hate crimes...

    anyhoo, while I am sympathetic for the people who dealt with this I also just got an email from a church leader in a country where Christianity is illegal about how several in his church were severly beaten over the weekend. They have all been left with wounds that, while they will heal, will have scars that linger for life.
     
  7. windcatcher

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    :thumbsup: Excelllent point!
     
  8. targus

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    It was tongue in cheek.
     
  9. hillclimber1

    hillclimber1 Active Member
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    i wouldn't use that term, either "tongue in cheek" or otherwise, lest it become normalized.
     
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