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Summary: Michael Marcavage, director of Repent America, faces up to 15 months in jail and a $2,800 fine for reading from the Bible at his local borough council meeting.He is a resident of Lansdowne, Pennsylvania, which is the first community in Delaware County to have an open homosexual in public office. Michael attended the July 21st borough council meeting to share from the Bible his opposition to the council's agenda of attractingmore homosexuals to Lansdowne. During the public comment/question period, Michael was ordered not to read from the Bible by the president of the council, who stated that God's Word is "hate speech." Michael was then physically removed from the room and ordered out of the building. Prior to this, he wasstruck by one of the council members, and further assaulted by the Lansdowne police chief. After being told he is not being charged with any crime, Michael was telephoned the next day by the police chief andinformed that he is being charged with "disrupting a public meeting" and"disorderly conduct."

~ Read
Michael's narrative ofthe incidentby clicking here.

~ Read the Philadelphia Gay News article concerning the incident by
clicking here.

~ Read
Michael's column: Exposing Lansdowne Borough Council's UnGodly Agenda

Action is needed before the Bibleis banned from all public meetings and labeled as "hate speech." Please contact the individuals listed below to admonish them for their unGodly agenda, and the assault and harassment of

Lansdowne BoroughCouncil Members:

Norman M. Council
Gladstone Road
Lansdowne, PA 19050

(610) 622-7169

Update 11/1/05: Mr. Council has since
resigned from the borough council and
no longer lives at this address, but his
mail forward may still be in effect.

president of the borough council
called God's Word "hate speech"

supported motion to adjourn meeting
Michael began to read from the Bible

Laura Fryer
Lansdowne Court
Lansdowne, PA 19050

(610) 622-0630

vice president of the council

supported motion to adjourn meeting
Michael began to read from the Bible

Kevin M. Lee
Windermere Avenue
Lansdowne, PA 19050

(610) 284-4222

open homosexual activist
unanimously appointed to the council

moved to adjourn the meeting
Michael began to read from the Bible

Elliot Borgman
W. LaCrosse Avenue
Lansdowne, PA 19050

(610) 626-1664

assaulted Michael in hallway and was
charged with disorderly conduct

supported motion to adjourn meeting
Michael began to read from the Bible

William Smith
169 Berkley Avenue
, Suite A
Lansdowne, PA 19050
(610) 622-7834

seconded motion to adjourn meeting
Michael began to read from the Bible

Ann C. Hill
Rose Lane
Lansdowne, PA 19050

(610) 284-5251

supported motion to adjourn meeting
Michael began to read from the Bible

E. Greenwood Avenue
Lansdowne, PA 19050

(610) 259-3337

supported motion to adjourn meeting
Michael began to read from the Bible

Lansdowne Borough Police Department:

Daniel J. Kortan, Chief of Police
Lansdowne Borough Police Department
12 E. Baltimore Pike
Lansdowne, PA 19050
(610) 623-0700
(610) 623-0748

draggedMichael from the council meeting
andthrew him into an elevator

Other Important Contacts:

G. Michael Green, District Attorney
Delaware County District Attorney's Office
Courthouse, Room
201 W. Front Street

Media, PA 19063

(610) 891-4161

write the DA and demand that
an investigation be conducted into the
assault by the police chief and the false
charges brought against

Letter to the Editor
Delaware County Daily Times
500 Mildred Avenue
Primos, PA 19018
(610) 622-8800

Linda DeMeglio, Editor
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"If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land." II Chronicles 7:14 KJV

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