Tuesday, 25 August 2009

Street preacher threatened by police for reading bible

Miguel Hayworth and his father, John, have been preaching on the street in Manchester for five years but have now been told by the Police that handing out tracts is harrassment and that reading out passages from the Bible was inciting hatred. The Police action was initiated after complaints were received from two members of the public. Although the men were threatened, they were not actually arrested.(See: Preacher threatened with arrest for reading out extracts from the Bible in public)

Miguel Hayworth's case has been taken up by the Christian Legal Centre which has written to complain to the Police.
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