This is from Freedom Force. 

This will be happening in America thanks to Barack Hussein Obama and Loretta Lynch.

We all knew this day would come, but we never thought it would be so soon. For Christians, there has always been places that it was unlawful to preach the truth. Hundreds of years ago the British Iles was such a place. But in recent history along with America, Britain was considered a place of free expression. Thanks to political correctness those days are coming to a close.

Christian News reports

A pastor in Northern Ireland who was prosecuted with a hate crime for denouncing the Islamic religion during a Sunday sermon last year appeared in court this week as his criminal trial moved forward.

As I previously reported, Pastor James McConnell of Whitewell Metropolitan Church in North Belfast made comments concerning Islam, which brought the ire of Ulster officials. His comments were in the context of a sermon of one true God. The government considered his comments to be hate speech. The charges against McConnell prompted his assistant pastor to resign.

Now the pastor has had his first day in court.

Christian News continues

Because McConnell refused a lesser punishment by the government following police questioning, prosecutors decided to move the matter forward in court. The hate crimes charge appears to be related to the sermon being streamed online.

On Monday, prosecutors outlined their case against McConnell, calling him “unrepentant.”

“He characterizes the followers of an entire religion in a stereotypical way. And that’s grossly offensive and that’s not protected from saying it from a pulpit,” prosecuting barrister David Russell told the court. “It has nothing to do with religion or freedom of expression of his freedom to preach.”

The idea that these charges do not infringe upon Pastor McConnell freedom of speech or his freedom of religion is ridiculous. How can a man express truth contained in his Bible if the government limits the way he conveys that truth. This would make the government the final authority on interpretation.

What would be the difference between this curtailing of truth and a physical mussel placed by the state over the mouths of the Churches ministers? There is no way that the man of God can both please the state and his Head Jesus Christ.

Christian News reports

“I was attacking the theology of Islam. I was not attacking any individual Muslim,” McConnell asserted. “I didn’t go into the church to provoke anyone. I went into church to present the truth.”

He also explained why he refused lesser punishment.

“If I took that, it would be an insult to the one that I love, for I was standing up for Him—for His gospel and for His truth,” he said. “If I took that informed warning, that would be me gagged.”

If one is not allowed to point out error in other religions, then there will be no possible way for us to point out truth. The effects of this will be one false religion and the light of the gospel will be hidden in our culture.

If these trends continue, we will see more and more the ministers of God silenced by Western governments.