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New Orleans Strikes Ban on After-Dark Preaching on Bourbon Street From Solicitation Ordinance

Jul 26
The New Orleans City Council on Thursday ended its ban on preaching after dark on Bourbon Street, but an attorney says that won’t end a lawsuit brought by a street preacher who was arrested for doing so.

Bourbon Street ’No Preaching’ Law Challenged

By Michael Kunzelman | Sep 21
A preacher that was arrested for protesting a gay pride festival on Bourbon Street in New Orleans is suing to block the city’s ordinance that restricts religious or political speech.

Toronto Street Preachers: Gays Not Targeted

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 25
A quiet street in a Toronto neighborhood has been the site for a local church’s street preaching efforts for years-but after a video of the group being asked to leave by the street’s residents went viral, the neighborhood has suddenly been thrust into the spotlight.

Toronto Evangelicals Try to ’Pray’ Gay Couples Out of Their Homes?

By Kilian Melloy | Aug 24
Members of a Toronto area church preached outside the home of a gay couple on a quiet street until they were asked by the neighborhood’s residents to leave. It’s alleged that members of this same church drove a lesbian couple out of their home with similar street preaching actions in the past.

Westboro’s New Targets: Hockey and Lady Gaga

By Kilian Melloy | Dec 24
Anti-gay street preacher Fred Phelps and his Westboro Baptist Church congregation have new targets to picket in 2010: Lady Gaga, Holocaust museums, and hockey games.

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