Did Wisconsin police working a drag event ignore state law and instead choose to target a Christian street preacher for his beliefs?

An event held at a public park in Wisconsin featuring men dressed as women led to a viral video showing police arresting a Christian preacher who was sharing the Gospel with the event’s attendees.

The July 29 “Pride in the Park’ event at Riverside Park in Watertown, located about 30 miles west of Milwaukee, was hosted by Unity Project of Watertown.

Video footage shared on social media showed Watertown police arresting a member of Christian apparel brand Rescue the Rainbow after he was told by police to stay away from the event stage, even as other members of the public were seen gathering in that same space.

Following the arrest, Rescue the Rainbow shared a video of  Pastor Matt Trewhella of Mercy Seat Christian Church in Milwaukee rebuking the police officers for their “unlawful, tyrannical” behavior and preaching from the Apostle Paul’s letter to the church in Rome.

“Romans 13, again, for those of you officers who just arrived, makes it clear that your duty is to punish the evildoers. That would be the people over there that are sexualizing children,” Trewhella is heard saying in the video.  (Excerpt from The Christian Post.)


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