Going to Pride Fest later this month? You shouldn't have to worry about Brian Johnson offering you a Bible.Yesterday, Chief U.S. District Judge Michael Davis denied Johnson's request for an injunction that would've allowed him to again stroll around the Pride Fest and hand out his Bibles, unencumber ... More >>
A dispute that has been ongoing for years recently escalated: Notorious Bible hander-outer Brian Johnson filed a federal lawsuit against the Minneapolis Park Board, alleging that his constitutional rights are violated by the Twin Cities Pride Festival's "no pride zone" policy. That policy, endorsed ... More >>
Brian Johnson, center, and his family handed out bibles at last year's Pride festival.Here we go again.
Just like last year, the city has a battle brewing on its hands over free speech rights in Loring Park during the Twin Cities Pride festival.
Organizers want an exclusive use permit for ... More >>
Photo: Hart Van DenburgBrian Johnson, center, his son and wife join the crowd at Twin Cities Pride FestivalFresh off a court victory that affirmed his 1st Amendment right to visit the 2010 Twin Cities Pride Festival, evangelist Brian Johnson and his family showed up at the event on Saturday i ... More >>
Photo: GypsyFaeWho gets to walk in the park?Should conservative Christian evangelist Brian Johnson be allowed to proselytize in Loring Park during the Twin Cities Pride Festival? U.S. District Judge John Tunheim is expected to issue a ruling at any moment on an injunction sought by festival o ... More >>
Photo: GypsyFaeJudge Tunheim rules that Pride Fest must welcome someone at odds with their beliefsTwin Cities Pride festival goers will have to put up with Christian evangelist Brian Johnson in their midst at Loring Park this weekend. U.S. District Judge John Tunheim ruled this afternoon that ... More >>
Photo: Pride FestivalWho gets to hang out in Loring Park during Pride Fest?Minneapolis Park Board President John Erwin said on Tuesday that the Twin Cities Pride Festival can decide which organizations are allowed to set up booths in Loring Park during their event, but the board can't stop an ... More >>
Photo: Pride Fest/Facebook200,000 folks are expected at the festival this weekendAbout 200,000 people are expected to show up for the Twin Cities Pride Festival centered on Loring Park this weekend, and one of them is bible-totin' anti-gay activist Brian Johnson, of Hayward, Wis.
Should he ... More >>