UK

London Street Preacher Acquitted of Hate Speech After Preaching Biblical Definition of Marriage

"72-year-old street preacher John Sherwood has been cleared of charges of hate speech, a year after an incident in which he was arrested after preaching the traditional definition of marriage in an open air sermon near London’s Uxbridge Underground Station in April 2021." - C.Leaders

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UK: Victory for Christian street preacher who was fined and prosecuted

"Whilst he was in a gathering and therefore in breach of regulation 7, however, the parties were together and were allowed to rely on articles 9, 10 of the European Convention of Human Rights. Their gathering was limited in duration, and they were entitled to gather for street evangelising." - PCN

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UK council apologizes for censoring Franklin Graham event ads; pays over $150K in damages

"Along with issuing an apology last week for pulling the ads because they opposed the evangelical group’s conservative views on LGBT issues, the Blackpool Council in Lancashire also agreed to pay damages of over $150,200 (£109,000)." - C.Post 

Also at C.Today: British City Apologizes for Removing Franklin Graham Ads

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British street preacher awarded $4.5K over wrongful arrest

The judge: “Free speech includes not only the inoffensive but the irritating, the contentious, the eccentric, the heretical, the unwelcome and the provocative provided it does not tend to provoke violence. Freedom only to speak inoffensively is not worth having.” - C.Post

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