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Police Arrest Christian over Corn Starch & Water Sidewalk Art


March 7, 2005

Police Arrest Christian over Corn Starch & Water Sidewalk Art

There is an injustice in Granite City, IL, not only with the child-killing that has been going on for over 31 years at the Hope abortion Clinic but there seems to be a prejudice in Granite City against Christian, pro-life activists.

Mr. Robert Edwards of Granite City was cited for his usage of that terrible corn starch and water Jesus sidewalk art on a public sidewalk. This is not the first type of incident that has happened; there is a pattern in Granite City .

Jack-booted-thug otherwise known as Lt. Ray Takmajian, a zealot 'super-cop', pulled him over on his bicycle (no joke!) and ran his plates. When they came up clean, he ran him in for criminal trespass and property damage to a city sidewalk Sunday morning. On a past occasion when police were called concerning the Jesus sidewalk art, both officers Atchison and Reynolds who responded, claimed it was not against the law to express our freedom of speech on the sidewalk with chalk. If that were the case they'd be arresting every child in Granite City holding a piece of chalk. It's ridiculous!

Now, this saintly father of six, a home-schooling parent, and married to a Godly woman suffering from multiple sclerosis, has a 4:00 p.m. court date Monday, March 7th, today, in Granite City, IL. Now, had that been filthy gang-graffiti, he'd be okay. So, I guess the God-hating cops in Granite City are on a mission to write up and take in every six year old for their creativity they cause on the sidewalks of Granite City , Illinois . They're a threat! This city is under-siege! The BTK killer looks like a boy scout compared to Christians and their chalk! Oh, the humanity!! Can't we find better ways to waste tax-payers money? Why aren't they going after the child rapists, prostitution rings, methamphetamine labs, and child serial killers? These are the four main industries of Granite City . Not the Steel Mill.

Read article: God goes back to school 101 (Illinois streets) also Crabapple felon caught PRO–LIFER ARRESTED also on www.smallvictoriesusa.com News Archives.

We are strategizing as I type. A possible picket at the Granite City police station, courthouse, and letters to the editors are on the horizon.

Please pray for Mr. Edwards and his family. This sort of intimidation scares pro-lifers and their first amendment right to assemble and protest or even speak - unfortunately off!

Be encouraged, I'm looking forward to God's mail being delivered to the Supreme Court.

1 Peter 4:12-17 "Dear friends, do not be surprised at the painful trial you are suffering, as though something strange were happening to you. But rejoice that you participate in the sufferings of Christ, so that you may be overjoyed when His glory is revealed. If you are insulted because of the name of Christ, you are blessed, for the Spirit of glory and of God rests on you. If you suffer, it should not be as a murderer or thief or any other kind of criminal, or even as a meddler. However, if you suffer as a Christian, do not be ashamed, but praise God that you bear that name. For it is time for judgment to begin with the family of God; and if it begins with us, what will the outcome be for those who do not obey the gospel of God?"

CONTACT: Daniel & Angela Michael, Small Victories at 618-654-5800