(WAFB) -- BATON ROUGE, La. -- Members of Life Tabernacle Church in Central waited at the prison gate for Pastor Tony Spell to be released, which happened just hours after his arrest.
“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal and are endowed by the creator with certain inalienable rights. My rights to have church and to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ are endowed to me by my creator, not my district attorney, not my chief of police, and not my governor, not my president and not my department of justice. My inalienable rights are given to me by God and those rights are my rights to assemble and have church. I cannot give up those rights.”
He concluded by saying he intends on preaching at his church Tuesday evening.
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