LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) – The one recognized church Joe Rogan attended as an grownup immediately skilled censorship after he posted a Freedom video to Twitter. “Joe was on the bodily Temple twice earlier than attending the very first service with Eddie Bravo and Kevin Sales space,” mentioned founder Craig X Rubin. “Having solely 23 followers on YouTube we did not count on to be censored. We’re unsure if it has one thing to do with us mentioning Joe, or only a signal of the occasions.”
As soon as, 15 years in the past, Temple420.org was the quickest rising non secular establishment in the US, but after they had been shut down not one group stood as much as defend their rights regardless of Rubin pleading for assist. “I defined that if others would not assist us that finally their church buildings can be shut down too, which just lately occurred throughout the pandemic. Now, plainly Joe Rogan is among the few voices screaming for freedom in America.”
“I’m proud that such a frontrunner for freedom attended my first ever sermon,” completed Rubin. “I’m not saying something that others should not saying.” But Temple420org is being censored. “I feel if you cannot purchase or promote with out permission that’s the Biblical Mark of the Beast. Watching Mark Cube movies on YouTube is frightening. Why are they censoring our temple?”
In 2006, a long-time pot activist, actor and up to date Jewish convert to Christianity opened America’s first pro-cannabis church within the US mainland, Temple 420. It was featured in movies and magazines globally. Two weeks after opening a bodily location Rubin was arrested however refused to cease working towards his faith that included promoting medical hashish. The police refused to arrest him once more and the decide didn’t revoke his bail regardless of Temple 420 being, “featured on the entrance web page of the newspaper,” in accordance with the prosecutor and the newspaper he held up in courtroom.
The owner was threatened, “Evict the Temple or lose your property,” in accordance with Rubin, recognized for promoting bongs to Brad Pitt. He was finally given almost 20 years for promoting 3 grams of marijuana to an undercover police officer who was legally ready to make use of medical marijuana. “Through the two weeks we had been really legally open our church was visited by many celebrities.”
Rubin hinted that Hollywood consideration could have led to the church being closed, “Inside the first two weeks of being open A-lister, Esai Morales, attended a marriage. Doug Benson filmed ‘Tremendous Excessive Me.’ Eva Longoria, Ahmed Ahmed, Ron Jeremy and different B-rated celebs popped in too, in all probability due to our location on Hollywood’s Stroll of Fame.”
Rubin spoke in regards to the justice system, “I needed to carry papers always similar to now with vaccine passports. Years of jail and probation, which in my view is a violation of the eighth Modification. I used to be not allowed to say at trial the Bible, the Structure, medical marijuana or just about something.”
After receiving permission from the decide to reopen, the Temple was shut down in lower than every week. All costs had been dropped; nevertheless, 2 years had been added to Rubin’s probation. The Metropolis of Los Angeles seized the pastor’s life’s financial savings for second time and his location handed to a different medical marijuana membership after he had spent 6 months fixing it up.
“This time (2021) we determined to solely do a 7-week on-line ministry hoping to not be arrested.” Now, hemp is authorized there may be much less likelihood of that occurring, Rubin continued, “Marijuana/hemp hashish is authorized in California, however now Christian values are being censored. Temple 420’s Operations Supervisor had his home raided in the course of the evening beneath questionable circumstances. We should be saying the reality, or they’d not be attacking us.”
GQ journal and others reported on the Temple earlier than the arrest. Few media personalities talked about Temple 420 after the arrest or trial. Glenn Beck had Craig as a visitor on CNN the day he was convicted. Alex Jones had him on Infowars to debate, “How Weed Received the West.” Mancow had the Bible instructor on his present, as did Heidi and Frank to debate, “the bust.”
Greg Gutfeld poked enjoyable of the hashish church on Fox Information after the arrest. “Nobody watched his present on the time,” mentioned Rubin, “however I did. It harm when he made enjoyable of me. I met the comic who was a visitor on Gutfeld the next week. I’ve been concurrently upset with Gutfeld and desirous to be on his present ever since. You’d assume non secular media would have coated our church, however no, just one, Brad Greenberg. Not one Christian station reached out.”
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