Not getting a lawyer is one of the worst thing you can do to yourself and your family. Legal system does not really look for the truth but for evidences which has to be presented under the rules of court and that makes it complicated and frustrating. If no one will examine, cross examine, or raise an objection for you during the proceedings you are seriously maimed.With the current scenario, I think it is safe to know beforehand the legalities that you may face for openly advocating certain beliefs. I hope christian lawyerswill gladly share their talents for this burden.
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At least have legal consultation or have a good lawyer to present your position during preliminary investigation and see how the case proceeds.
We had a good lawyer but we prayed for him to have wisdom in our case. a couple of times he had missed vital information but we would bring it to his attention when God showed us. I don't have a problem with using lawyers but my faith is not in them but in our father who will direct them as needed.
Yes, above all rest in the Lord, pray hard, fast, and be inspired or be among those who stood in their faith to the point of death or poverty.
ginnyrose wrote:If you would be arrested for taking a stand against homosexuality, jailed, slapped with charges of hate speech, what do you think a Believer should do? Should a Believer hire an attorney to defend himself/herself or take without any resistance what is dished out to you?I suspect we will likely see this in the near future. Also suspect that depending on sees me post this may come after us.Would like to hear/read a discussion on this issue, pro or con.