For the past six years the city has hit him with injunctions, fines and arrests. ... Police have confiscated his signs and his Bibles.
... He’s spent hundreds of thousands of dollars, mortgaging his home twice in the process, in legal battles over what he believes is his constitutional right to preach the gospel, and help the needful, on city streets. The city, too, has spent a fortune prosecuting him. He’s long believed the city had a bias against Christians. The fact that the anti-capitalist occupiers have been left to openly flout, for two weeks, many of the same bylaws that he’s been routinely ticketed and arrested for, he says, is proof of it. ...
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
Calgary's breath-taking hypocrisy
Kevin Libin on Calgary street minister, Artur Pawlowski: