Alan Keyes, Catholic priest, others, arrested for trespassing at Notre Dame

Obama Notre Dame Former Republican presidential hopeful Alan Keyes, a Roman Catholic priest and 19 others were arrested Friday after marching onto the University of Notre Dame campus to protest President Barack Obama‘s planned commencement speech.

All 21 arrested were charged with trespassing. Keyes and five others were ordered held in the St. Joseph County Jail until Monday because it was their second time being arrested on a charge of trespassing at Notre Dame, said Sgt. Bill Redman, St. Joseph County Police Department spokesman. Bond was set at $250 for the others.

I was in favor of President Obama speaking, not for what he believes or does not believe but because he is President of the United States.

But this is crazy.

If I read this correctly, these people have been arrested previously for trespassing and are already out on bond.  So a new rule was imposed that they will be held until they can get a hearing, so they will be in jail over the weekend and can’t participate in any protest.

Posted:  05.15.09


Filed under Barack Obama, Church, Human Interest, politics, Uncategorized

21 responses to “Alan Keyes, Catholic priest, others, arrested for trespassing at Notre Dame

  1. Eye's Wide Open

    Sad rational!


  2. bellalu0

    Where is the open debate? What about the exchange of ideas?

    It’s crazy to arrest a catholic priest for walking on the grounds of a catholic university.


  3. The statistics are sad.

    Eugenicist, like Margaret Sanger spoke at Klan Rallys. She was an outspoken critic of minorities and poor people reproducing.

    Obama up holds her philosophy, she would have done all she could to prevent him from ever existing it makes absolutely no sense to uphold the teachings of Margaret Sanger.

    The Catholics put up a video tribute to President Obama, he was conceived when his mother was a teenager and unmarried. He was abandoned by his father but he not only survived he became the President of the U.S.

    Margaret Sanger was a Catholic see (Planned Parenthood) she preached birth control but not abortion. Her father was a socialist no big surprise there.


  4. bellalu0

    There are some 72 members of congress who are catholic and pro-abortion, including such high profile names as:

    John Kerry
    Dick Durbin
    Tom Harkin
    Ed Kennedy
    Cynthia McKinney
    David Obey
    Nancy Pelosi
    Charles Rangel
    Joe Biden
    Susan Collins
    Chris Dodd


  5. bellalu0

    Flashback to 2008: “Catholics organize to elect Barack Obama”:


  6. This terrible miscarriage of justice reminds me of Henry David Thoreau’s remarks to Emerson.

    Thoreau’s world-famous essay, Civil Disobedience, grew out of a night in July 1846 when he was detained in Concord jail for nonpayment of the poll tax. Henry had refused to pay the tax because of its association with the institution of slavery. His maiden Aunt Maria, without asking Thoreau, paid his tax and secured his release. Henry, wanting to continue his protest, was furious. Ralph Waldo Emerson is reputed to have visited Thoreau in his jail cell. “Why are you here?” Emerson asked. “Why are you not here?” Thoreau replied.

    How many of us would go to jail for our beliefs?


  7. Bella

    It doesn’t make any sense you can’t be pro choice which is pro abortion and be within catholic dogma. You can’t take communion because abortion is against the church’s teaching. This is pro choice group is what they call cafeteria Catholics they choose the teachings they want to follow and disregard the rest. If the Pope wanted to he could do something…why is he silent? Politically this brings the entire controversy to the forefront it is getting attention. If there was an earlier resolve to this Notre Dame commencment speech. Say they rescinded the invitation or Obama decided not to attend which he couldn’t, it would look so politically weak. This story would have dissolved. In a way letting it go on allows Obama’s detractors a venue to express their positions. It is almost like the Catholic Church is holding Obama up in the MSM, and they get to take swings at him, and he can’t do anything but take the punches. What choice does he have? Some of the Media tries to spin it positive
    (They are showing up the cafeteria Catholics) but the question of when life starts is not in question in the Catholic Church. No matter what Nancy Pelosi religious scholar says otherwise GRIN. If you think about it first Nan took on the holy roman catholic church (she stated they hadn’t decided when life starts) and now she is taking on the C.I.A. I really do think she needs a mental health checkup. She is in over her head.


    • Joe the flame receiver

      With due respect to Catholics everywhere: Why should it matter what The Church says? On Monday if the church says the Moon is made of cheese, and on Thursday it insists that the Moon is rather comprised of cookie dough, shall we follow what the church says? Or shall we follow that which is eternally written on our hearts and quite apparent to our God-given senses?

      What if the Holy Vicar decides that all people under 6 feet tall should burn at the stake? Please don’t feed me goofiness about the infallibility of any mortal man on earth, regardless of his claims of a direct line to God Almighty. Nobody stands between me and God except God himself come in the flesh, Jesus Christ. Thanks Mary. You were a humble partaker in God’s plan and accepted the salvation of your Lord. But you ain’t prayin’ for nobody ‘cuz you are a dead human who cannot intercede in heaven. Nor does a mortal forgive my sins against God Almighty. ‘night everybody.


  8. bellalu0

    Ree, that’s what I was thinking: Where is the Pope? I mean, this is a catholic university and who in the world called for these people to be arrested?

    And the supreme court is not always right about life and liberty = They might should stay out of when life begins and who are “persons.”

    Dred Scott v. Sandford,[1] 60 U.S. (How. 19) 393 (1857), was a decision by the United States Supreme Court that ruled that people of African descent imported into the United States and held as slaves, or their descendants[2]—whether or not they were slaves—were not legal persons and could never be citizens of the United States.


  9. Bella

    “some” Americans have become complacent, how this is possible after 9/11 is mind boggling but what we have are a lot of sheep following a Pied Piper. Where is Obama leading this country? Into the ditch?

    I was reading about remarks about Miss California by David Axelrod. These really are low rent types in the Government right now. Is Axelrod’s comments a fair representation of the American Citizenry, not by a long shot but if David Axelrod is the standard in the administration, the underclass are being represented. But not the rest of us. I keep asking is Obama everyone’s President or just the people who voted for him? He said he was everyone’s President, when is he going to act like it, and start setting a higher standard in his cabinet, and administration? Eric Holder, Hillary Clinton, Janet Napolitano to name a few, have already insulted the American People by their off the cuff remarks so “unprofessional” So when is Obama going to lay down the law, and tell them to start acting like professionals? It’s been over 100 days plenty of time for these mouseketeers to get the point- what they say doesn’t just get consumed Domestically it gets consumed Internationally.

    I can’t imagine there is a working department of Public Relations in the White House because here is David Axelrod dumping on an American Voter who happens to be a beauty pageant contestant (so he doesn’t think the rest of the electorate notices he is dumping on an American citizen-voter) Which Axelrod thinks he is superior to somehow? Or maybe it’s more class envy. She does comport herself better than David Axelrod. Imus was right when he started wearing the Obama t-shirt with the mickey mouse ears. This is a Mickey Mouse outfit. Not professionals just recycled bureaucrats. They should care how they look to the public at large but they are too busy feeding their own hubris. Which has nothing to do with Hope or Change.


  10. This is funny but I am pretty sure I can’t play 3:00 P.M. is too early in the day for me:)


  11. Bella

    Try clicking on Cinie’s World, it’s been taken down for terms of use violations ???? that’s the notice you get when you click on the link.


  12. Why would this Catholic publication recommend Al Gore as a Supreme Court justice?
    Mr. Justice Gore
    “The choice would be electrifying,” writes Michael Sean Winters at “In All Things,” the group blog of America, the Catholic (Jesuit) weekly.

    opposes parental-notification laws
    Opposes partial birth abortion, but also opposes Republican attempts to ban it
    supports Medicaid funding of abortion.

    Gore stated: “the main issue is whether or not the Roe v. Wade decision is going to be overturned. I support a woman’s right to choose; my opponent does not”.

    As he became a national figure he changed his position, and now claims that he will do everything in his power to prevent Roe v. Wade from being overturned.


  13. bellalu0

    “”Try clicking on Cinie’s World, it’s been taken down for terms of use violations ???? that’s the notice you get when you click on the link.””

    Ree – Wow. I wonder what this is about. I have not seen another instance where WordPress closed down a blog.

    Ree, have you read Cinie’s blog in the last week? I forgot to click over there as I usually do, so I am wondering what she has been discussing.


  14. Bella you can read part of it above the fold it’s a snap shot this was her last post on Friday no doubt the Obots were busy complaining to WordPress but why would WordPress care and censor Cinie’s World? Why unless there is someone at the tech end sympathetic to Nancy Pelosi and present administration? This isn’t kosher and it smells real bad I hope Cinie puts something up soon, she is blogging for City Tavern blog also. It isn’t like taking down her blog is going to be the end of it.


  15. bellalu0

    I am surprised that WordPress would do this. I just read their terms and conditions and I don’t see that she violated any of them and I want to know which one was violated. She called a female politician (a public figure) a liar, but truth is the ultimate defense. I wonder who got the print of the page?

    I can’t find a way to email wordpress with this question, but I’m still looking.


  16. Bella

    No Doubt the Obots have been complaining but who on the other end made this big a decision to respond to their political trolling-targeting a PUMA Blog? Because somebody at WordPress was sympathetic to the Obot complaining? They no doubt think they have accomplished something. Cinie can blog several other places they can’t stop the message or the messenger but something appears to be really wrong at WordPress. This shows how twisted this whole control the message crap has gotten. Cinie is very good at purging Obots they were probably gnashing their teeth every time they read one of her post which makes me chuckle, they can dish it out but they just can’t take it 🙂


  17. bellalu0

    I’m glad somebody was able to get that shot of her last page before they took it down. I’ll check her out at City Tavern.


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