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Mpls. Park Board's Bible Distribution Restrictions Struck Down

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    The Minneapolis Park Board was seeking to restrict the distribution of Bibles at the annual Twin Cities Gay Pride Festival but a U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down the restrictions.

    The federal judges ruled 2-1 that a man who believes homosexuality is a sin was under too many restrictions when the Minneapolis Park Board set limits on his distribution of Bibles during the Twin Cities Pride Festival.

    In a 2-1 decision, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Wednesday that too many restrictions were placed on a man who has been trying to distribute free Bibles at the annual Twin Cities Pride Festival.

    The appeals court reversed a decision by U.S. District Judge Michael Davis, who had ruled that the Minneapolis Park Board had made reasonable provisions for Brian Johnson to make the Bibles available at the festival.


    http://www.startribune.com/local/minneapolis/223321061.html
     
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