Florida Pastors Appeal Ruling Barring Mosque Protest

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) -- A pair of pastors from Florida are appealing an order barring them from demonstrating outside mosque in Dearborn.

The Thomas More Law Center said Wednesday it has filed a "claim
of appeal" on behalf of Terry Jones and Wayne Sapp.

The men were arrested Friday for failing to post a so-called "peace bond" after a jury in Dearborn determined their planned protest near the Islamic Center of America would have breached the peace. They later posted the bonds of $1 each and were released
from jail.

A burning of the Quran in March at Jones' church in Florida led to a series of violent protests in Afghanistan that killed more than a dozen people.

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  • by Jim Location: Gadsden County on Apr 28, 2011 at 09:43 AM
    Not that I care for either one, I wonder what the difference is between the westboro baptist church protest at military funerals and these two Florida pastors protest at a mosque. Just wondering?
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      by John on Apr 28, 2011 at 10:56 AM in reply to Jim
      They are all hypocrits - none of them will see heaven.
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