Jump to content
JWTalk - Jehovah's Witnesses Online Community

Puerto Rico ruling favors Jehovah's Witness proselytes

We lock topics that are over 365 days old, and the last reply made in this topic was 3746 days ago. If you want to discuss this subject, we prefer that you start a new topic.

Recommended Posts

Another victory! :infatuated:

Puerto Rico ruling favors Jehovah's Witness proselytes

The Associated Press

Published: Saturday, May 12 2012 9:09 p.m. MDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A U.S. court has ordered that all gated communities in Puerto Rico find a way to grant access to Jehovah's Witnesses so they can proselytize.

Communities with guards already had to let them in. Now, those without guards manning gates must provide access by Tuesday.

The American Civil Liberties Union said in a statement late Friday that the ruling benefits all religious, political and social groups.

In Puerto Rico, streets inside gated communities are considered public thoroughfares.

The Christian Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses in Puerto Rico estimates that its members have been barred from 587 gated communities in 57 municipalities. They say that about half of the island's gated communities have guards.

Puerto Rico has 318 Jehovah's Witnesses congregations, with a total of about 25,000 members.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.

About JWTalk.net - Jehovah's Witnesses Online Community

Since 2006, JWTalk has proved to be a well-moderated online community for real Jehovah's Witnesses on the web. However, our community is not an official website of Jehovah's Witnesses. It is not endorsed, sponsored, or maintained by any legal entity used by Jehovah's Witnesses. We are a pro-JW community maintained by brothers and sisters around the world. We expect all community members to be active publishers in their congregations, therefore, please do not apply for membership if you are not currently one of Jehovah's Witnesses.

  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.

JWTalk 22.7.20 (changelog)