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Video: Pastor McConnell speaks after the verdict


Belfast Pastor James McConnell has been cleared by a judge of making grossly offensive remarks about Islam. Afterward the verdict, the Pastor said: "When I preached that sermon I wasn't against any Muslim, I was against the theology." Supporters of Pastor McConnell gathered in the rain outside of Belfast Magistrates Court to sing and applaud his victory after he was cleared. Pastor McConnell had denied two charges, firstly improper use of a public electronic communications network and secondly, causing a grossly offensive message to be sent by means of a public electronic communications network.

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