Sunday, September 21, 2008
News from Fouke, Arkansas
- Federal and state police raided an evangelist's compound in Arkansas late Saturday to investigate whether any children have been physically or sexually abused, officials said.
- Arkansas State Police troopers monitor the situation at Tony Alamo Christian Ministries in Fouke, Arkansas.
- The raid is part of a two-year investigation into a compound near Texarkana, Arkansas, owned by Tony Alamo Christian Ministries, said Bill Sadler of the Arkansas State Police. About 100 agents were on the 10- to 15-acre site late Saturday and met with no resistance, he said.
- Alamo, reached by phone in Los Angeles, California, denied any wrongdoing.
Who are the members of Reverend Alamo's church ? One gets the impression that they are:
Pro gun rights
Against Women's Rights
Believers in creationism
Rabidly anti gay
Likely to be Republican
In other words, supporters of McCain-Palin presidency.
See Tony Alamo News - Humor