Man Sentenced to 60 days in Jail for Having Bible Study in Home
From the sad story of Andrew Wordes who took his life after being harassed by zoning officials, to the Michigan family who was banned from raising organic pigs on their own farm, we have detailed numerous examples of how our government is using zoning laws to intimidate private citizens into giving up their land.
The latest government crackdown on liberty involves a pastor in Phoenix, Arizona who was sentenced to 60 days in jail for having a bible study group at in his own home.
Michael Salman has been sentenced to a serve 60 days in jail and ordered to pay a fine of $12,180 for having a home bible study group that included close friends and family members. City official’s claim that he’s violated 67 zoning codes by having his home bible study group meet on his private property.
Here is Michael Salman in his own words.