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Christians Who ‘Audibly Pray’, ‘Recite Scripture’, or ‘Cross Themselves’ in Abortion ‘Safe Zone’ Face Prison

Breitbart.com reports: “Christians who are caught ‘praying’, ‘reciting scripture’, or ‘crossing themselves’ near an abortion centre could be sentenced to up to six months in jail in the United Kingdom.

British officials are pushing to have Christians who practice their faith too close to abortion centres jailed under revamped crackdown rules aimed at curbing protests against the practice.

Under current legislation, it can already be an offence to ‘audibly pray’ within so-called ‘Safe Zones’ established around some abortion centres, with those running afoul of the rules liable for a fine of up to £1,000 (~$1,100).

Those who ‘recite scripture, genuflect, sprinkle holy water on the ground or cross themselves if they perceive a service-users is [sic] passing by’ are also liable for fines under the existing regime in one ‘Safe Zone’ administered by Bournemouth, Christchurch, and Poole Council (BCP Council), for example…”

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