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Jesus Said, "I tell you, Nay: but, except ye repent, ye shall all likewise perish."
St. Luke 13:5

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CASE DISMISSED FOR PHILLY 5, BUT BATTLE HAS JUST BEGUN 2/23/05

When Love of God and Neighbor Becomes a Hate Crime
(AgapePress) - Repent America's Michael Marcavage says that his group is offering a loving response to sins that are destroying the social fabric of America. He feels the ministry has a calling and a responsibility to confront abortion, homosexuality, and other sins, and in describing its mission, he says, "If we love God, we will obey His commandments; and if we love our neighbors, we will go to them with the Word of God, so that they may be saved." Read Details

Philadelphia Judge On Target in Ruling, Says Attorney Read Details

'PHILLY 5' ARE FREE! 2/17/05

(AgapePress) - All charges have been dropped against the remaining Christians who were arrested in October for sharing the Gospel at a homosexual event in Philadelphia. Read Details

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HEARING TO DISMISS TODAY 2/13/05

(RA) - A hearing for the OutFest arrests is scheduled for today [Thursday, February 17] before Judge Pamela Dembe at 9:00 a.m. in Courtroom 707 of the Crimimal Justice Center, located at 1301 Filbert Street in Philadelphia, PA. This hearing is on a motion to dismiss all the charges against the Christians. An outside worship service will proceed the hearing.

On Friday, February 18, Lauren Murch will stand trial on her felony and misdemeanor charges in a Philadelphia juvenile court.

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WATCH: RA ON THE 700 CLUB TONIGHT 2/10/05

(CBN) - Tonight on the 700 Club (11 p.m. EST on the ABC Family Channel): It is a story that has the Christian community on the edge of its seat. In Philadelphia, 11 Christians were arrested and charged under Pennsylvania’s hate crimes law (the Ethnic Intimidation Act), for preaching the Gospel. The arrests took place at a homosexual event last October, and five of the 11 still face serious criminal charges. Read Details

BILL WOULD STRIP 'SEXUAL ORIENTATION' FROM PENNSYLVANIA'S HATE CRIMES LAW 2/7/05

(AgapePress) - Legislators in Pennsylvania have introduced a bill designed to remove language from a state "hate crimes" law that was used against Christian ministers in the "Outfest" case in Philadelphia. The arrests of the Christians allowed political opponents of the hate crimes law to say their warnings were ignored. Read Details

JUDGE RULES AGAINST CHRISTIANS WHO PREACHED TO HOMOSEXUALS 2/4/05

'Philly 5' lose round in federal court, prosecutors get away with calling defendants' words 'hateful'


(WorldNetDaily) - In another blow to the "Philly 5" – the Philadelphia Christians facing possible 47 year jail terms for evangelizing at a homosexual event – a federal judge has refused a request to stop the local prosecution of the group. Read Details

SUPER BOWL CELEBRANTS TO HEAR THE GOSPEL

(RA) - Michael Marcavage with Repent America is ministering in Jacksonville, Florida at this year's Super Bowl. Please pray that the Lord be lifted up before the hundreds of thousands of souls gathered, and that those who are in idolatry would turn from their sin and embrace Jesus Christ.

'PHILLY 5' WIN 1 IN COURT 1/21/05

Judge lifts bail restriction on Christians who protested homosexual event


(WorldNetDaily) - The four adult defendants who are part of the "Philadelphia 5," Christians who have been criminally charged for preaching at a homosexual event last fall, won a court battle today when a judge removed the bail requirement that they stay at least 100 feet away from any homosexual gathering. Read Details

CHRISTIAN GROUP GETS OBSCENE, HATEFUL MESSAGES 1/18/05

E-mailer, caller vilify man who lead Philly protest against homosexuality


(WorldNetDaily) - The man who led 11 Christians in protesting a homosexual event in Philadelphia and is one of five criminally charged for his actions is now receiving hateful, vulgar messages via his website and voice-mail system. Read Details

WATCH "HANNITY AND COLMES" TONIGHT

Tonight 1/18/05, Michael Marcavage, director of Repent America, and his criminal defense attorney, Scott Shields of Shields and Hoppe, will appear on Hannity & Colmes to discuss the arrests of 11 Christians on October 10 at a homosexual gathering in Philadelphia, and this blatant disregard for our civil liberties.

WATCH "THE ABRAMS REPORT" TONIGHT

Tonight (6 p.m. EST and 1 a.m. EST), Michael Marcavage, director of Repent America, and his attorney, Scott Shields of Shields and Hoppe, who is the criminal defense attorney for the 'Philadelphia 5', will appear on The Abrams Report to discuss the OutFest arrests and the blatant disregard for our civil liberties.

RESCHEDULED FOR 1/21/05: ATTORNEY TO ASK JUDGE TO REMOVE 100 FEET BAN PLACED ON CHRISTIANS 1/12/05

(RA) - Today, Attorney Scott Shields of Shields and Hoppe will argue that the ban placed on the Christians arrested at OutFest is unwarranted and unconstitutional. After the December 14, 2004 preliminary hearing, District Court Judge William Austin Meehan placed the ban on the four Christians being held over for trial from doing evangelism within 100 feet of any homosexual gathering. The hearing will take place this morning in the Philadelphia Criminal Justice Center.

MOTION FILED FOR PHILADELPHIA PROTESTERS 1/13/05

Christians evangelizing at homosexual event
seek federal relief


(WorldNetDaily) - One of the attorneys for the Christian protesters who are criminally charged for evangelizing at an outdoor homosexual event in Philadelphia has renewed an appeal in federal court, citing the Supreme Court statement "Speech cannot be ... punished or banned simply because it might offend a hostile mob." Read Details

'PHILADELPHIA 5' ARRESTS LIKE 'CHRISTIAN RODNEY KING' 1/12/05

Documentary producer happened to be filming protesters day of 'gay' event


(WorldNetDaily) - A documentary filmmaker who happened to be interviewing the leader of 11 Christian protesters on the day they were arrested at an outdoor homosexual event in Philadelphia says the extend of the charges against five of the people – which could lead to 47 years in prison – amounted to a "Christian Rodney King" scenario. Read Details

BE SURE TO LISTEN TODAY! 1/11/05

Today, on The Michael Reagan Show, the nationally syndicated talk-program, Michael Marcavage, director of Repent America, will speak about the OutFest arrests. Tune in 6:00 p.m. EST, by clicking here!

The re-broadcast is available on the Sirius satellite radio network.

HOMOSEXUALS PLANNED CHRISTIAN HARASSMENT 1/10/05

'OutFest' organizers announced efforts to block protesters now facing prison


(WorldNetDaily) - Homosexual "OutFest" organizers in Philadelphia announced plans in advance of their October 2004 street festival to block Christians from access to the publicly sponsored event where 11 members of Repent America were arrested, five being charged with a series of misdemeanors and felonies that could put them in jail for 47 years. Read Details

'PHILADELPHIA 4' TO BE ARRAIGNED TODAY 1/5/05

(RA) - The 'Philadelphia 4' will be arraigned today at 11:30 a.m. in Room 504 of the Philadelphia Criminal Justice Center. Michael Marcavage, Mark Diener, Dennis Green, and James Cruse will each enter their plea for the felony and misdemeanor charges filed against them by the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office. A hearing date will also be scheduled.

U.S. ATTORNEYS COMPLICIT IN ARREST OF CHRISTIANS? 1/5/05

Source says homosexual government lawyers advised Philadelphia police at 'OutFest' event


(WorldNetDaily) - Homosexual attorneys from the U.S. Justice Department Civil Rights Division not only attended a large homosexual event in Philadelphia last year, but they advised police on the scene who arrested 11 Christian protesters, says a source within the agency. Read Details

'PHILLY 4' CASE HITS PRIME TIME WITH O'REILLY 1/4/05

(AgapePress) - The right of Christians to assemble and preach the gospel in public is under examination in Philadelphia. Four of the eleven Christians who preached at the "gay pride" event "Outfest" in early October -- all of whom were arrested -- are now facing prison time of up to 47 years. Read Details

WILL YOU HELP FREE THE PHILADELPHIA 4? 12/20/04
Featured Commentary by Joseph Farah


(WorldNetDaily) - I'm amazed when seemingly intelligent people tell me they still think the American Civil Liberties Union is a group that fights for First Amendment freedoms no matter whose ox is being gored. Read Details

Special Note: Lauren Murch, a teenager with the group, also charged with 3 felonies and 5 misdemeanors, still awaits her preliminary hearing in juvenile court, leaving 5 total in the prosecution process.

NEW YORK CITY JUDGE DISMISSES CHARGES AGAINST PREACHER 12/16/04

(RA) - A New York City Municipal Court judge dismissed the charges brought against Michael Marcavage relating to his arrest in the City during the Republican National Convention. Marcavage, and associate Steve Lefemine, were ministering on a public sidewalk across the street from Madison Square Garden prior to being arrested and jailed for over 30 hours. The dismissal of the case came after prosecutors were not prepared to move forward. Marcavage intends to file a lawsuit against the City for their blatant attack on our civil liberties. Read Details

PHILLY COURT ORDERS FOUR CHRISTIANS TO TRIAL; EMERGENCY APPEAL LIKELY 12/15/04

(AgapePress) - An attorney with a pro-family ministry says a judge's decision on Tuesday, ordering four Christians in Philadelphia to stand trial for witnessing at a homosexual pride event, is comparable to the atmosphere of the civil rights struggle of the 1950s and 1960s. Read Details

VIDEO FOOTAGE OF THE "OUTFEST" ARRESTS 12/14

Watch video footage of the "OutFest" arrests now!

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Left: The "Pink Angels" block and obstruct Repent America while ministering from the Word of God at the annual homosexual "OutFest" in the public streets of Center City Philadelphia on October 10. None of the "Pink Angels" were charged, while the Christians were arrested, jailed for 21 hours, and charged with 3 felonies and 5 misdemeanors. Philly Pride Presents, Inc., organizers of "OutFest", receives $22,500 per year from the City of Philadelphia to conduct such sin celebrations.

ATTORNEY FOR THE 'PHILADELPHIA 11' TO APPEAR ON FOX NEWS' "THE O'REILLY FACTOR" Posted 12/30/04

(RA) Brian Fahling, senior trial attorney for the American Family Association Center for Law & Policy (AFACLP) will appear Monday, January 3, on Fox News’ “The O’Reilly Factor.”

The show will discuss the Repent America case involving the arrest of eleven Christians during an annual homosexual event known as “Outfest.” Four of the Christians are facing up to 47 years in prison for preaching and calling homosexual sex a sin, which the prosecutor and judge deemed “fighting words.” The charges include three felony (criminal conspiracy, ethnic intimidation, and riot) and five misdemeanor charges.

“The O’Reilly Factor” airs at 8 p.m. Eastern on FOX News.

BE SURE TO LISTEN TONIGHT! 12/21/04

Tonight, on The Dom Giordano Show, Michael Marcavage of Repent America, and Brian Fahling, Senior Trial Attorney for the American Family Association Center for Law and Policy (AFACLP), will speak about the OutFest arrests. Tune in 7:00 p.m. EST 1210 AM in the Philadelphia area.

BE SURE TO LISTEN TODAY! 12/20/04

Today, on Joseph Farah's WorldNetDaily RadioActive, the nationally syndicated talk-program, Michael Marcavage of Repent America, and Brian Fahling, Senior Trial Attorney for the American Family Association Center for Law and Policy (AFACLP), will speak about the OutFest arrests. Tune in 4:00 p.m. EST, by clicking here!

The re-broadcast is available via the Sirius satellite radio network on the Sirius Patriot channel from 5 to 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Eastern.

APPEALS COURT REFUSES TO INTERVENE 12/13/04

(RA) The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit refused to reverse Judge Petrese B. Tucker's ruling to block the prosecution of the 'Philadelphia 11'. The charges remain, and the eleven Christians will be prosecuted in the Philadelphia criminal court system.

FEDERAL JUDGE REFUSES TO BLOCK THE PROSECUTION OF THE 'PHILADELPHIA 11' 12/11/04

(RA) U.S. District Judge Petrese B. Tucker on Thursday of last week refused to block the prosecution of the 11 Christians who were arrested on October 10 at the homosexual "OutFest" in Center City Philadelphia. She did so without a written opinion.

Brian Fahling, Senior Trial Attorney for the American Family Association Center for Law and Policy (AFACLP) filed an emergency appeal the following day with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit to reverse Tucker's ruling and block the prosecutions.

A preliminary hearing is still scheduled for 9 a.m. this Tuesday, December 14 in courtroom 606 of the Philadelphia Criminal Justice Center, located at 1315 Filbert Street.

PA SUPREME COURT OK'S SAME-SEX
BENEFITS
12/8/04
Patricia Stegman
Repent America News


(RA) Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the City of Philadelphia is permitted to extend benefits to the same-sex partners of its employees. In September 2002, a Commonwealth Court, in a unanimous decision, struck down Philadelphia’s 1998 Life Partnership ordinance, saying that the city was "defining and creating a new marital status" – something only the state has the power to do. The Supreme Court disagreed that the city had overstepped its authority, saying that "the city has [not] legislated in the area of marriage here." Read Details

PHILADELPHIA ELEVEN AWAIT FEDERAL JUDGE'S DECISION FOR EMERGENCY RELIEF 12/3/04

PHILADELPHIA - Judge Petrese Tucker of the United States District Court heard argument on December 3 relating to an emergency complaint that was filed on behalf of the 'Philadelphia 11' to immediately stop their prosecution, and to issue an injunction to prevent future attempts by city officials to violate their civil rights. Judge Tucker will make her decision before December 10.

MEDIA ADVISORY: ELEVEN CHRISTIANS ARRESTED AT “OUTFEST” FORCED TO SEEK EMERGENCY RELIEF IN FEDERAL COURT 11/30/04

PHILADELPHIA - The American Family Association Center for Law & Policy (CLP) has announced that a press conference will be held on Thursday, December 2, 2004, detailing new developments in a case that has come to be known as the Philadelphia 11. The Philadelphia 11 is a group of citizens who were arrested at “Outfest” in October and charged with three (3) felonies and five (5) misdemeanors. Among the felony charges were Criminal Conspiracy, Ethnic Intimidation and Riot. Read Details

Famliy News in Focus (12/1 news segment): Listen Now!

THANK YOU JESUS! 11/25/04

Thank you Jesus for taking our place on the cross when we deserved to die. Thank you for paying for our sins. Thank you for being our friend and our teacher. Thank you for giving us life and it more abundantly.

May we increase in our thankfulness to you for our many blessings, and in our love for you, our neighbor, and one another.

A sincere thank you to all of our supporters, and to those who are keeping us in prayer, as we continue to labor to reach the lost for Christ, before it's too late.

IMPRISONED FOR A PURPOSE 11/12/04
by Linda Beckman

Linda of the 'Philadelphia 11' shares the purpose in her extended stay at the Philadelphia Women's Prison.

PHILADELPHIA - After being arrested on October 10, 2004, along with my husband and 9 other Christians for ministry at a homosexual “OutFest” event, the Lord gave me a real prison ministry. I was detained after being held for 21 hours in a holding cell, and then ordered by a judge to serve a 5-7 day prison sentence, which ended up being 10 days in the Philadelphia Women’s Prison. Read Details

REPENT AMERICA TO BATTLE THE CITY OF SALEM 11/11/04

SALEM, MA - Over a dozen Christians from eight different states traveled to Salem, Massachusetts to preach the Gospel during the annual Halloween activities, but under the threat of arrest, were ordered to stop preaching, and to put their Scripture banners away. At one point, a Salem police officer mockingly declared, "Jesus is in the back of my [police] crusier."

The Christians are now preparing to battle the City of Salem for completely disregarding their constitutionally protected rights, and to ensure that such police behavior will not happen again.

REPENT AMERICA INVADING THE DARKNESS IN SALEM 10/30/04

SALEM, MA - Repent America is in Salem, Massachusetts invading the darkness this Halloween with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Every year, thousands upon thousands of people gather in the streets of Salem to openly celebrate witchcraft, paganism, and other evil. A former wiccan saved by the blood of Jesus Christ is also taking part in the evangelistic work.

UPDATE ON CHRISTIANS CHARGED WITH HATE CRIMES 10/18/04

PHILADELPHIA - Eleven Christians with Repent America were arrested in Philadelphia for conducting sidewalk evangelism during the homosexual “Outfest” and are now facing eight separate charges, including felony violations, involving criminal conspiracy and “ethnic intimidation;” otherwise known as hate crimes. These charges could bring 47-year prison sentences for those charged.

To find out more about what happened on October 10, and where this case is headed, Martha Kleder spoke with Michael Marcavage, director of Repent America and one of those arrested, his attorney Brian Fahling, Senior Trial Attorney for the American Family Association Center for Law and Policy, and Robert Knight, director of Concerned Women for America's Culture & Family Institute. You may click here to listen.


Please Note: The Preliminary Hearing has been re-scheduled for December 14 at 9AM in courtroom 606 of the Philadelphia Criminal Justice Center.

ELEVEN CHRISTIANS ARRESTED, JAILED, AND CHARGED UNDER HATE CRIMES LEGISLATION 10/11/04

Breaking News! - On Sunday, October 10, 2004, eleven Christians with the Philadelphia-based Repent America were arrested, jailed, and charged under hate crimes legislation during an evangelistic outreach at the annual "OutFest" homosexual pride event held in the public streets of Philadelphia. Read Details [sample pictures]

Further Information:
Christians Arrested for ‘Hate Crime’ to Be Arraigned on Monday (Culture and Family Institute)

Attorneys Say Christians Unjustly Arrested at Philly Homosexual Event (AgapePress)

Philadelphia Police Arrest 11 Christians for ‘Hate Crimes’ at Homosexual ‘Outfest’ (Culture and Family Institute)

11 Christians arrested at homosexual event (WorldNetDaily)

INTERVIEW WITH PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE MICHAEL PEROUTKA Posted on 10/7/04

An Interview with a Christian Candidate for President who Vows to Acknowledge God, Defend the Family and Restore the American Constitutional Republic.

Special Report - As the American people prepare to vote in the upcoming presidential election, our nation faces many serious problems, in which fear and uncertainty are evident. The majority of Americans are focused on George Bush and John Kerry, believing that one of these men will calm their fears and provide assurance in these troubled times. Read Details

CHRISTIANS COMING OUT OF THE CLOSET THIS SUNDAY 10/8/04

During the 'OutFest' Homosexual Pride Event in Center City Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA - "We're in this battle [to] win, and therefore we will fight with all of our might," Marcavage said. "We go where God calls us to go. We'll evangelize at OutFest, as long as these types of events continue. But it's our hope that OutFest will come to an end." Read Details

PREACHER TO STAND TRIAL FOR READING FROM THE BIBLE AT COUNCIL MEETING 9/29/04

MEETING DISRUPTION CASE GOES TO TRIAL

UPPER DARBY, PA - An evangelical preacher whose reading of a Bible passage at the July 21 Lansdowne Borough Council meeting was termed "hate speech" by the council president will stand trial in Media for disrupting a public meeting and a related charge. Read Details

Michael Marcavage's address to the council: Listen Now!

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CAMPOLO'S CAMPUS APPEARANCE CALLED INTO QUESTION 9/21/04

Christian College Ignoring 'False Teacher,' Says Pennsylvania Group

(AgapePress) - A Christian group is asking an Assemblies of God Bible college in Pennsylvania to drop a frequent guest chapel speaker because of his heretical beliefs. But the school's president is defending his decision to invite a man who holds to universalist theology and an unbiblical view of homosexuality. Read Details

CHRISTIAN COLLEGE INVITES HERETICAL TEACHER TO PREACH FROM PULPIT AGAIN 9/18/04

PHILADELPHIA - On Tuesday, September 21, 2004, the chapel pulpit at Valley Forge Christian College (VFCC), an Assemblies of God Bible college in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, will be once again commanded by heretical teacher Tony Campolo. Read Details

RA ANNOUNCES PRO-LIFE CAMPUS TOUR 9/16/04

PHILADELPHIA - Repent America will be holding a pro-life campus tour next month from October 9 through October 15. The college campuses will be in the Philadelphia and surrounding areas. Those interested in being a part of the tour may contact our office at 1-800-3-REPENT. Further information is available upon request.

NEW YORK CITY POLICE TO FREE SPEECH: FREEZE! 9/5/04

NEW YORK - The 2004 Republican National Convention at Madison Square Garden concluded in severe violations to freedom of speech by New York City police. The convention from August 30 through September 2 ended grievously for the hundreds upon hundreds of people who were wrongfully arrested, some spending days in jail for doing nothing more than peaceably exercising free speech, or simply by being in an area where others were doing so. Read Details

ELEPHANTS HEARING THE WORD OF GOD
IN NEW YORK CITY
8/30/04

NEW YORK - The Scripture declares, "...Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature." Mark 16:15 Repent America is in New York City to do just that. The Republican National Convention from August 30 through September 2 is where elephants from across America are stampeding further away from God, as organizers allow a herd of pro-abortion and pro-homosexual speakers to take center stage. Read Details

CHRISTIANS EJECTED FROM PHILLIES GAME; HOMOSEXUALS INCITE RIOT 8/10/04

PHILADELPHIA - Yesterday [Aug. 9th], five Christians with the Philadelphia-based Repent America were ejected from the 2nd annual Philadelphia Philles' Gay Day after homosexuals and homosexual advocates began to incite a riot by pulling down the Christian's Gospel banner, which read, "HOMOSEXUALITY IS SIN, CHRIST CAN SET YOU FREE." Read Details

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES HOSTING ANOTHER
PRO-HOMOSEXUAL EVENT
8/9/04

Despite being kicked out of last year's inaugural event, Christian activists plan to protest today's "Gay Community Day" hosted by the Philadelphia Phillies Major League Baseball team. Read Details

CONNECTICUT STATE POLICE ARREST CHRISTIAN FOR VIDEOTAPING HARASSMENT AND ORDERS OTHERS OUT OF STATE 7/29/04 Updated: 8/5/04

Two pro-life advocates have filed a federal lawsuit claiming one was berated as a "Jesus freak" and "extremist" and the other kicked out of Connecticut by state troopers because of their provocative anti-abortion signs.
Read Details


Arresting officer, David Febbraio, has a history of harassment:
State troopers arrested on harassment charges 10/8/03

Interview on The Heart of the Matter: Listen Now!

CHRISTIAN EJECTED FROM PUBLIC MEETING FOR READING FROM THE BIBLE; FACES UP TO 15 MONTHS IN JAIL 7/29/04

The following news article appeared in the July 29 edition of the Philadelphia Gay News. The story concerns Repent America's Michael Marcavage, who was physically removed from his town's council meeting, and assulted after reading from Scripture during the public comment period. Please pray for him, the police chief, and the council members.

Charges filed in Lansdowne
by Timothy Cwiek, PGN Contributing Writer


LANSDOWNE, PA - Lansdowne is the only municipality in Delaware County to have an openly gay council member, Kevin Lee. But Lansdowne also happens to be the home of Michael Marcavage, an outspoken opponent of gay rights. Read Details

Additional Information: Please read Michael Marcavage's narrative of what happened prior to reading the above article. It provides clarity in relationship to what lead up to his removal from the meeting. Read Narrative

DONKEYS HEARING THE WORD OF GOD 7/24/04
Updated: 7/26/04


BOSTON - The Scripture declares, "...Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature." Mark 16:15 Repent America is in Boston, Massachusetts doing just that. This year's Democratic National Convention from July 26th through July 29th is where donkeys from across America have gathered together to celebrate their agenda of removing the acknowledgement of God from public places, killing babies, and promoting the sexually deviant lifestyle of homosexuality, amongst a host of other unGodly practices. Read Details

HOMOSEXUALS SEEK TO BAN CHRISTIANS FROM WITNESSING AT PRIDE EVENTS 7/17/04

The following news article appeared in the July 16 edition of the Philadelphia Gay News. It speaks to an ongoing battle between our ministry, homosexual pride event organizers, and the Philadelphia Civil Affairs police unit.

Parade officials fight protesters

PHILADELPHIA - Organizers of Philly Pride Presents say they'll seek a court order to prevent anti-gay protesters from attending their future pride events.

But Michael Marcavage, the head of Repent America, a Philadelphia-based Christian organization, says he'll try to attend the events, even if it means defying a court order and getting arrested. Read Details

Additional Information: Our narrative statement clearly documents the harassment and interference by the Philadelphia Civil Affairs police unit at the previous "Philly Pride" event on June 13, 2004. Read Narrative

REPENT AMERICA TO REBUKE THE NAACP FOR THEIR SUPPORT OF ABORTION AND HOMOSEXUALITY 7/15/04

PHILADELPHIA - Repent America will rebuke the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) for their support of abortion and homosexuality at their 95th annual convention. This year's convention, which started on July 10, ends today at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Read Details

OUR FOURTH OF JULY MESSAGE 7/4/04

As America celebrates "freedom" this 4th of July holiday, let us be broken over the 44 million babies who lost their lives at the hands of abortionists across this nation while the free remain silent.

SOUNDING THE ALARM ON DOMESTIC PARTNERSHIP REGISTRIES AND CORRUPT LOCAL GOVERNMENT 6/29/04

The following commentary was written by Michael Marcavage in response to the recent appointment of a homosexual activist to a small town borough council. This serves as a warning concerning the newest threat by the homosexual movement, while it is still in it's early stages.

In 1832, Noah Webster, Yale graduate, teacher, and author of the first American dictionary of the English language, powerfully declared in his book History of the United States, "When you become entitled to exercise the right of voting for public officers, let it be impressed on your mind that God commands you to choose for rulers, ‘just men who will rule in the fear of God.’ The preservation of [our] government depends on the faithful discharge of this duty.” Read Details

TWO TEMPLE UNIVERSITY OFFICIALS TO STAND TRIAL FOR SENDING FORMER STUDENT TO A PSYCHIATRIC WARD 5/28/04

Michael Marcavage was assulted and sent to a mental ward by a university Vice President and police Director on Nov. 2, 1999.

A federal judge has ordered two Temple University officials to stand trial for allegedly attempting to have a former student involuntarily committed to the school's psychiatric ward nearly five years ago. Read Details

CITY SPOKESMAN SAYS "HATE MONGERING" IS COSTING THE CITY THOUSANDS 5/26/04

HARRISBURG - A group of street preachers who were arrested last summer for protesting the PrideFest event for the gay community has filed suit in federal court to stop the city from conducting similar arrests in the future.
Read Details

DEFENDING THE USE OF ABORTED BABY PHOTOGRAPHS 5/26/04

The following letter was published in the May 26 edition of the News of Delaware County. It is a defense of our aborted baby photographs used while preaching during a visit by pro-abortion Governor Ed Rendell to Lansdowne, Pennsylvania.

The photographs recently presented in the news of the Arab prisoners piled naked on top of each other and forced into other humiliating positions by American soldiers are horrifying. The reality of this situation should grieve every American and cause us all to cry out against this abomination. Read Details

MARCAVAGE'S CLAIMS AGAINST HIGH RANKING TEMPLE UNIVERSITY OFFICIALS TO GO TO TRIAL

PHILADELPHIA - A federal court judge in Philadelphia has ruled that a former Temple University student may proceed to trial against two high ranking Temple officials, who, the student alleges in his complaint, attempted to have him involuntarily committed to Temple University Hospital psychiatric ward in the fall of 2000 because of his religious beliefs and his efforts to offer a Christian alternative on campus to the play Corpus Christi which portrayed Christ and His disciples as homosexuals. Read Details

PROJECT MENGELE: PRO-LIFE OUTREACH AT THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF OB/GYNS 2004 CONVENTION Reported by Dr. Patrick Johnston

The unborn had a voice at the annual conference of the American College of Ob/Gyns. About 12,000 physicians convened in Philadelphia for a week of lectures and found the sidewalks and entrances to the Pennsylvania Convention Center lined with pro-life preachers and large posters of abortion victims. About thirty-five pro-lifers joined together in the sweet bond of Christian unity to preach, pray, witness, and hold the signs and banners during the conference. Read Details


CHRISTIANS ACROSS THE NATION TO CONFRONT THOUSANDS OF ABORTIONISTS IN PHILADELPHIA

PHILADELPHIA - Christians from across the nation will confront the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) at their Annual Clinical Meeting from May 1-5, 2004 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Read Details

JUDGE ANNOUNCES SPLIT VERDICT OVER
PREACHERS’ ARRESTS IN HARRISBURG
4/2

HARRISBURG – Judge Scott Evans of the Court of Common Pleas has rendered his verdict regarding the ministers arrested in Pennsylvania’s capital. This decision is long overdue following the January 8 trial, during which time he stated he would make his decision within a few weeks. Nearly three months later, Judge Evans renders his verdict. Read Details

TOWNSHIP MEETS PREACHER'S DEMANDS
FOLLOWING POLICE HARASSMENT
3/9

SPRINGFIELD, PA - The Township of Springfield, Pennsylvania has met the demands of Field Preacher Michael Marcavage with REPENT AMERICA by agreeing to pay him $2,500, settling an incident that took place on December 21, 2003. Read Details

EDITOR'S NOTE: HUNDREDS OF NEWS OUTLETS REPORT ON REPENT AMERICA'S PRESENCE IN SAN FRANCISCO 3/7

TIME, Newsweek, The Washington Post, CNN, Fox News, BBC, and hundreds of other news outlets across the world reported on REPENT AMERICA's presence in San Francisco. It is without question that the Lord blessed our efforts tremendously! We had a remarkable time of evangelism and protest. TIME magazine displays a 1/2 page photograph of our closing prayer time outside of San Francisco City Hall. May this be a testimony to our nation that there are Christians who are not ashamed nor afraid to publically declare God's Truth in a city full of lawlessness.


NEWS BRIEF: REPENT AMERICA MINISTERS INSIDE AND OUTSIDE OF SAN FRANCISCO CITY HALL 3/3

Six Christians from REPENT AMERICA sang from hymnals as they were escorted out of City Hall in San Francisco during the unlawful "marriages". Moments after they left the building, about a hundred other Christians from two different churches (one from Los Angeles and the other from Oakland) arrived to protest the lawlessness and to uphold God's Truth. Also, along with them were several local pastors. Together, they ministered on the steps of City Hall through preaching, holding signs, singing hymns, and spiritual songs. God blessed this day tremendously!


TEN MEN BLOCKADE THE ENTRANCE TO CITY HALL TO PREVENT THE DISTRIBUTION OF SAME-SEX MARRIAGE LICENSES 2/20

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – On February 19th, after a week of unlawful same-sex marriages at City Hall in San Francisco, ten Christian men of REPENT AMERICA entered the building at 2:30 p.m. PST. These men brushed past a security officer and went straight to the head of the line. Hundreds of homosexuals waited to "marry" as the Christian men knelt in the doorway singing hymns and preaching from God’s Word. Read Details View Photos Watch Video

Here is what other sources are reporting:
Christians Arrested in San Francisco - ICAN Report
"A Time for War" by Pastor Matt Trewhella
What Others Say: Reed R. Heustis




REPENT AMERICA FIGHTS BACK AS MAYOR
DECLARES WAR ON MARRIAGE 2/19


SAN FRANCISCO, CA – On February 12, 2004, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom declared war on marriage by issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples defying God and California State Law. In return, REPENT AMERICA travels to San Francisco to put an end to the mayor’s lawlessness and to call him and those involved to repentance, while ministering the Gospel to the thousands of lawbreakers. Read Details



REPENT AMERICA HONOURS JUDGE ROY MOORE 1/28

It is remarkable as to how far our nation has drifted from God and His Law. However, looking back, it is easily seen that the Christian people of our nation have been silent, allowing those who hate God to gain power. The Church has not only allowed, but continues to assist them by voting for the lesser of two evils. At a National Atheist Conference in Washington, D.C. last year, one speaker put it so clearly when he said, "The Church in America is a sleeping giant." For decades we have allowed the public school system to teach our children the religion of atheism and all of it's lies, claiming that man evolved from a rock. We have allowed the daily bloodshed of over 4,500 babies in our nation for the past 31 years. Read Details

Note: Please see related press release below or click here.



BUSHREVEALED.COM IS RECEIVING
INTERNATIONAL ATTENTION 1/15/04 - 1/16/04

International: Listen to both Steve Lefemine of Columbia Christians for Life and Michael Marcavage of REPENT AMERICA on Tovia Singer's International Radio Program, which was broadcasted all throughout Israel on Israel National Radio. This is the only independent newstalk network in the Middle East.

During the interview, Marcavage declared that the Messiah has come. He also quoted the Messiah in John 14:6, "I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me."

Listen by clicking here: Tovia Singer Interview

(previously recorded 1/15/04 10PM EST)


National: Michael Marcavage was also interviewed on
Fox News Live with Alan Colmes on 1/15/04.

During this interview, Alan became angry at Marcavage's use of scripture references and God's Law, cutting him off several times. "Wherefore the law was our schoolmaster to bring us unto Christ, that we might be justified by faith." Galatians 3:24


Listen by clicking here: Alan Colmes Interview (partial)
(previously recorded 1/15/04 11PM EST)
Note: Commercials are first and then the interview.


Here is what one Christian had to say after listening
to the program:

"Please accept my prayers of support! May you be blessed by spreading the Gospel on Alan Colmes Radio Show last week; the Holy Bible clearly shows how the 'bar' for getting into Heaven is much higher than anyone possibly thinks and you were able to show this." Brian N.

Find out what the fuss is all about: BushRevealed.com



NEW CHRISTIAN SITE: DON'T VOTE FOR 'W'
By Joe Kovacs of WorldNetDaily.com
1/14/04

President Bush may not be able to count on solid voter support from conservative Christians in the upcoming election if a new website run by Christians has any impact. Read Details



3 STREET MINISTERS AWAIT TRESPASS,
CONDUCT RULING
1/11/04
By Reggie Sheffield of The Patriot-News

HARRISBURG - A Dauphin County judge is expected to decide the guilt or innocence of three street ministers after reading arguments filed by prosecutors and defense attorneys.

Judge Scott Evans asked for the written arguments before deciding if the ministers are guilty of trespassing and disorderly conduct during a gay and lesbian festival in the city. Read Details

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