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Unlawful arrest! Preachers seeking justice in Federal Court!

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dmv pic           You might remember reading about our case involving three men arrested for reading from the Bible aloud outside the DMV in Hemet, CA. The officer told them that they weren’t allowed to “preach to a captive audience.” After placing the men in custody, the arresting officers learned that there is no such law, so the officers had to come up with a new charge–“interfering with an open business through obstruction or intimidation”. The DMV was actually closed at the time our clients were evangelizing and they were standing at least 50 feet away from the DMV entrance, so that citation did not stick. Read More