Strippers take their tops off in protest outside church
By Kristen / Producer
Topless dancers from an Ohio strip club sent a strong message in protest of churchgoers protesting their club. During a Sunday service at New Beginnings Ministries in Warsaw, Ohio, women with picket signs and no shirts protested outside. "I have to point out the hypocrisy that I see," said Thomas George, the man behind the protest and owner of the strip club. He blamed the church for trying to bring down his club for years. "They come up every weekend, and they're very abusive and certainly unchristian-like," said the owner. "They're abusive to the customers. They sit out with video cameras, they take pictures of license plates, tell them they're posting them to the web," he added. Pastor Bill Dunfee made no secret of his intentions and does not apologize for his crusade against the club. "I hope he will realize that the foxhole has no business in this community," said Dunfee, "I take very seriously the responsibility as a pastor to see to it that the gospel of Christ is lifted up, that Christ himself is lifted up and that evil is confronted."As eyes of church goers were protected behind a hanging tarp, some members confronted the protesters, calling them shameful. George said he and his topless troops will retreat when New Beginnings finds a new target. They plan to be back at the church next Sunday.
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