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Preacher Carrying ‘You Deserve To Be Raped’ Sign Gets Hit With A Baseball Bat And The Comments Are Priceless
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Preacher Carrying ‘You Deserve To Be Raped’ Sign Gets Hit With A Baseball Bat And The Comments Are Priceless

How far is too far when it comes to stopping someone spreading hate speech? Hitting them over the head with a baseball bat, apparently. Controversial street preacher Brother Dean Saxton spends his days cheering homophobia and holding signs telling women they deserve rape for not being true Christians. A while ago, Brother Dean posted a YouTube video of his demonstration at Apollo High School. There, he used a megaphone to tell students they’re going to hell. A couple of minutes into the video, you can hear him being hit from behind. Brother Dean was able to walk away, but he was bleeding from a gash on his head.

Controversial street preacher Brother Dean Saxton spends his days denouncing homosexuality and telling women they deserve rape

The assault itself was not filmed nor was the alleged attacker. Several weeks later, however, Tabitha Brubaker, 19, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault. In her statement to police, she “advised that she had no involvement with the incident.” In spite of that, Brubaker was held on a $10,000 bond at the MCSO 4th Ave Jail facility for more than a week.

But one of his demonstrations was cut short when Brother Dean got hit with a baseball bat

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But supporters quickly put up two different fundraisers, and the combined funds were sufficient to get Tabitha released on June 3rd. As she was awaiting trial, several lawyers offered to represent Tabitha pro bono. In the end, however, Tabitha got 60 days of jail time. Unfortunately, she never got back the $10k bail money that was raised from a supportive community by her ex-partner who posted it.

Video of Brother Dean’s entire demonstration

Later, Saxton kicked Mackenzie Brandt, a University of Arizona criminal justice studies sophomore and was given assault charges himself. This got him banned from campus for a year. When the ban was lifted, Saxton returned to patronizing about how Muslims are terrorists, homosexuality is a sin, and students who wear yoga pants “deserve rape.”

Here’s what people had to say about it

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Wil Vanderheijden
Community Member
3 years ago

Well, TBH. He asked for it. Dressing the way he did and carrying that sign. It's just an open invitation to anyone to hit him with a baseball bat, hockey stick, car jack, forklifttruck, or anything other you might accidentally be having handy at the moment. They should vaccinate him with Round Up.

Dream Wolf
Community Member
3 years ago

He was asking for it. He was going around and yelling. Attracting the wrong kind of attention. Don't even get me started on what he was wearing. I would not even wear that in front of my grandmother. Shame on him for having no standards. Does he really think that he is safe from hell? I bet he's doing this to cover up a secret gay agenda. Guys like him gotta be desperate for attention but can't let his church now he's sleeping around. (This part is all sarcasm) But honestly though, "you deserve rape" I am actually speechless. How dare he say that. What on Earth?

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Foxxy
Community Member
3 years ago (edited)

I have absolutely no sympathy for him, he deserved that and much more. He is a vile piece of sh*t, I understand the freedom of speech but seriously where is the line drawn? What he is doing is illegal in most of Australia. BTW doesn’t the bible state MANY times not to judge and that God is the only one to make judgement?

The Girl on Fire
Community Member
3 years ago

It does, but a lot of Christians conveniently ignore those parts, sadly.

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Alan Feetham
Community Member
3 years ago

Obviously by saying that a women is just asking to be raped he was giving the subconscious message please beat me up the side of my head I really really like it

Mark CM
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2 years ago

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He was no more asking to be potentially killed for being a dickhead than a woman is asking to be raped for wearing a mini skirt. Your logic sucks. Two wrongs don't make a right.

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Wil Vanderheijden
Community Member
3 years ago

Well, TBH. He asked for it. Dressing the way he did and carrying that sign. It's just an open invitation to anyone to hit him with a baseball bat, hockey stick, car jack, forklifttruck, or anything other you might accidentally be having handy at the moment. They should vaccinate him with Round Up.

Dream Wolf
Community Member
3 years ago

He was asking for it. He was going around and yelling. Attracting the wrong kind of attention. Don't even get me started on what he was wearing. I would not even wear that in front of my grandmother. Shame on him for having no standards. Does he really think that he is safe from hell? I bet he's doing this to cover up a secret gay agenda. Guys like him gotta be desperate for attention but can't let his church now he's sleeping around. (This part is all sarcasm) But honestly though, "you deserve rape" I am actually speechless. How dare he say that. What on Earth?

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Foxxy
Community Member
3 years ago (edited)

I have absolutely no sympathy for him, he deserved that and much more. He is a vile piece of sh*t, I understand the freedom of speech but seriously where is the line drawn? What he is doing is illegal in most of Australia. BTW doesn’t the bible state MANY times not to judge and that God is the only one to make judgement?

The Girl on Fire
Community Member
3 years ago

It does, but a lot of Christians conveniently ignore those parts, sadly.

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Alan Feetham
Community Member
3 years ago

Obviously by saying that a women is just asking to be raped he was giving the subconscious message please beat me up the side of my head I really really like it

Mark CM
Community Member
2 years ago

This comment is hidden. Click here to view.

He was no more asking to be potentially killed for being a dickhead than a woman is asking to be raped for wearing a mini skirt. Your logic sucks. Two wrongs don't make a right.

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