Wiccan Arrested for "Practicing Religion..."
...well, actually, she was building a huge bonfire ten feet from her house while shouting incantations at the New Moon. When neighbors got a tad freaked out, they called the police.
Reality is stranger than fiction:
Neighbors called police shortly after midnight Tuesday and, after an officer arrived, he heard the woman yelling in the backyard and found her wearing headphones, a T-shirt and underwear, the captain said. [...]But the kicker doesn't come until the last line of the dispatch:
He said Barney at one point poured lighter fluid on the fire, in which she was burning rubber car mats and a cooler. Barney refused to cooperate with police and was belligerent, and her breath smelled of alcohol, Babe added
Wicca is a nature-based religion based on respect for the earth, nature and the cycle of the seasons.Respecting the Earth...by burning coolers and rubber floor mats in huge bonfires while screaming drunk inanities.
That sounds about my speed! Where can I sign up for this "religion?"
I leave you with this:
Cross-posted at the Jawa Report.