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The Stoning of Christians — in Michigan

Even though Dearborn, Michigan lost a $100,000 court suit for falsely arresting and denying Christians their freedom of religion during the annual Dearborn Arab Festival, it appears the police in Dearborn have not learned their lesson. Not only do they do nothing to prevent the throwing by Muslim children of rocks, bottles, garbage, eggs, and concrete at a group of Christians who are merely standing on the sidewalk holding signs, the police eventually force the Christians to leave. As one man tells the police, “You’re rewarding riotous behavior. You’re teaching that crowd that if they riot, they’re rewarded by that rioting by kicking out the people they don’t want.”

Watch the video below the fold. It is very important to note again that these Christians were doing nothing but standing there with their signs on a public street. The response of the Muslim crowd is hardly in accordance with American principles of tolerance, and reveals a savagery and hate that is horrifying. And the willingness of the police to allow the violence is despicable.

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5 comments

  • wodun

    It is sad that this is happening in America. I don’t really like the in your face style of protest that the Christian group is using but they have the right to do it.

    Slightly O/T. This happened in Egypt (don’t click this link unless you are prepared to read a terrifying account of a Western reporter’s recent experience at the hands of the Islamist mob in Egypt)

    http://natashajsmith.wordpress.com/2012/06/26/please-god-please-make-it-stop/

  • Jim

    Watching that video, it is strange to me that if all those people in it are true to their religion (either one), then they revere Jesus and what he had to say. Just a few quotes:
    “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God. ”

    Then Peter came up and said to him, “Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? As many as seven times?” Jesus said to him, “I do not say to you seven times, but seventy times seven…”

    “Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you.”

    Do good to those who hate you.
    I think all these people are missing the point, don’t you? Not one is making an effort to make peace.

  • RedHogg

    Arabs… I have never seen a bunch of people I dislike so much. What the heck are they doing in America what a bunch of fools. Should we all run from the Muslims is that what they want… I dont run and most of the people I know dont run. So whats next. I should come to Dearborn and see what happnes next. They can kiss my you know what.

  • Oliver

    Well what did you expect? That the Christians marched in, and that they could change the entire group of Muslim to Christianity? There’s no crusades anymore!! Why dont you just leave them with their own religion? The same thing would happen if a bunch of Muslims would march in on a Christian festival, the group would be attacked as well.
    Violence is never accepted, but stop blaming the others. You’r doing exactly the same.

    Why did i just got sting by 1000 bees? Well, maybe because you put your head in the hyve and started screaming.
    The Christians with them boards and flags are not preaching, they are confronting.
    But i do want to say that talk and mutual accepting and understanding is the only way to integrate.
    Not confronting, and marching in and crusading in….

    You confront, you get confronted.

    Jesus would never do this, he would peacefully and unnoticed walk in, and talk about love, forgiveness and healing and talk about the one God. Allah means God, but it’s a different language.

  • See my reply to Cotour. Like him, you are missing the point. It is not the obnoxious behavior of the Christians that is under discussion, but the court’s willingness to allow the police to silence protest because someone doesn’t like what they are saying and threatens them with violence.

    Read the article I linked to. It describes at length the terrifying legal ramifications of this decision.

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