A Christian couple have been charged with a criminal offence after taking part in what they regarded as a reasonable discussion about religion with guests at their hotel.
Ben and Sharon Vogelenzang were arrested after a Muslim woman complained to police that she had been offended by their comments.
They have been charged under public order laws with using ‘threatening, abusive or insulting words’ that were ‘religiously aggravated’
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1214666/Christian-hotel-owners-hauled-court-defending-beliefs-discussion-Muslim-guest.html?ITO=1490#ixzz0SArbEZSo
Asked by Anonymous at 10:07 PM on Sep. 25, 2009 in Politics & Current Events
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A Christians idea of a reasonable conversation is not always considered reasonable by non-Christians. And yes, you can walk away but sometimes the "reasonable comments" are actually offensive and it's about time that someone stepped up and let Christians know it. I am Jewish and quite frankly it gets annoying. The Christian who offends always looks like a lost deer with headlights in their faces when it's brought to their attention that they crossed the line. They were just trying to get their point across. A Christian cannot have a conversation about religion with people with differing beliefs without somehow offending.
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