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These British Pastors Were Just Arrested For 'Challenging Muslims'

On Tuesday, two street preachers were convicted in England for engaging in a verbal skirmish last July in which they quoted the Bible to a crowd including Muslims and LGBT supporters.

The British magistrate convicted Michael Overd and Michael Stockwell of disorderly conduct and using "threatening and abusive words... likely to cause alarm." The men were both fined roughly $370 and ordered to pay a victim surcharge of $37. They'll also have to jointly pay court costs of over $4,000. A Criminal Order Behavior application will be made against Overd in May. The two men may face six months in jail.

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