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 Church Group Members Threatened With Arrest for Handing Out Biscuits, Coffee to the Homeless



A North Carolina church group said they were prevented from handing out food to the homeless after police threatened them with arrest, according to their website.

For the past six years, volunteers from Love Wins Ministries frequented Moore Square in Raleigh, N.C., on Saturdays and Sundays to give out hot coffee and a breakfast sandwich to those in need, according to the church group's website.
But when volunteers went down to their usual weekend spot to dole out the 100 sausage biscuits and the gallons of coffee they had brought to feed the crowds who had gathered Saturday morning, they were also greeted by officers with the Raleigh Police Department, according to a statement on the church group's website. ...

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 2013/8/27 11:20Profile
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 Re: Church Group Members Threatened With Arrest for Handing Out Biscuits, Coffee to t

In Communist countries it was illegal to render aid to the poor. People used to be able to do it freely here, so what is going on that it no longer can be done?


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You labeled it correctly dear sister. In most major US cities now it is illegal to do so. May God give wisdom to the saints of God as we enter into these times to find our the Lord's will and adjust as needed.


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 Re: Church Group Members Threatened With Arrest for Handing Out Biscuits, Coffee to t

This incident brings to mind the exhortations from 1 Peter to not give up and to take the punishment because we are looking to the Day of The Lord where every action and inaction will be judged. Then they will have to give account for what they done to us for demonstrating the love of God.

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