Originally posted by paradox
Religion is still a fairy tale and this guy was preaching to a captive audience before business hours. A permit is required there to do what he's
doing. I'm sure all those lovely people would be more than glad to go to church if they felt like having story time/hearing religious fearmongering.
Too bad, so sad.
edit on 4-7-12 by paradox because: (no reason given)
Believe what you want, I'm not questioning that. All I've been trying to
bring people to realize is that he wasn't doing anything wrong, annoying sure, but wrong no.
Show me the text of the law that says he requires a permit. I'd love to see it.
I think I finally understand; the only time ATS users give a damn about when cops arrest people illegally is if it involves some conspiracy they're
If it was someone on that sidewalk preaching about how the Govt is wasting your money, or about the Illuminati, or how 9/11 was a False Flag, or
something along those lines, then they would be in an uproar. But because it's someone preaching religion they side with the piggies because they find
it "annoying". Which apparently is illegal
, although I've yet to find any law or precedent that says anything even close to that.
And yet AGAIN because you people can't seem to read it every time I post it. Here is the LEGAL PRECEDENT that says ANNOYING OR DISTURBING PEOPLE WITH
YOUR SPEECH IN PUBLIC IS NOT ILLEGAL
The constitutionally protected exercise of free expression frequently causes a disturbance, for the very purpose of the First Amendment is to
stimulate the creation and communication of new, and therefore often controversial ideas. The prohibition against conduct that tends to disturb
another would literally make it a crime to deliver an unpopular speech that resulted in a "disturbance." Such a restriction is a clearly invalid
restriction of constitutionally protected free expression. Landry v. Daley, supra, at 971.
And here is the effing docket if you want to read it yourselves.
edit on 4/7/2012 by ArrowsNV because: added reference