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Walking the Talk On the Boardwalk

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By Charlie Butts, OneNewsNow.com

Joseph Paolella, a Ewing, New Jersey, Christian who wanted to hand out scriptures and talk about his faith with people on the Boardwalk at Point Pleasant Beach, was told he would have to give 30 days' notice prior to any such activities.

Although Paolella, who regularly communicates his Christian beliefs to others in public areas, maintains he would solely be talking with people who are interested in hearing about God and handing out free tracts – not engaging in conduct that would endanger himself or others – he was told he must also fill out a Religious Activities Application and sign a Hold Harmless Agreement taking responsibility for anyone injured on the Boardwalk.

Because of these restrictions on his freedom of speech, religion and assembly, Paolella contacted the American Center for Law and Justice. . . .

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