A woman in Phoenix, Arizona was recently handing out bottled water to passersby during a street festival until a local government employee shut her down. Watch the video below and store this away in your tyranny file. The government’s overreaching arm is increasingly entering into the spheres of religious freedom and personal liberty.
PHOENIX – The City of Phoenix could face a lawsuit if the city doesn’t apologize to a Valley woman for telling her she could not hand out free bottled water to people in the summer heat.
Dana Crow-Smith said a City of Phoenix worker came up to her during the First Friday festival in downtown Phoenix last month and told her she was violating city code by handing out free water because she did not have a permit.
Crow-Smith and a group of others were there exercising their Christian beliefs by engaging people to talk about religion if they wanted.
The group brought several cases of bottled water to give away in the 112-degree heat, but said a Neighborhood Preservation Inspector told the group they had to stop handing out the water or would be cited.
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