The other Hovind petition directed at the President of the United States has been around and privately supported on the Internet for 5+ years and has just hitJan 2 1 of 1View SourceThe other Hovind petition directed at the President of the United States has been around and privately supported on the Internet for 5+ years and has just hit the 16,000 signature mark:
Here's the substance of the petition:
> President of the United States of America;Here's a sampling of some of the recent signatures and comments:
> We, the undersigned petitioners, request
> the complete pardon and release from prison
> of Kent E. Hovind.
> We believe Hovind to be completely innocent
> of the alleged crime of "tax evasion", and
> furthermore believe Hovind's 10 year sentence
> to be patently unjust and based upon an effort
> to silence his ministry.
> In support of Hovind's innocence, we have
> annexed hereto several memorandums and affidavits.
2012/12/27 - 22:07 GMT
Why are we not doing more to have this issue brought
to the attention of the media? Every day we choose
to look the other way, we give the enemy a greater
platform by which to continue false teaching. The
school shootings and violence are perpetuated by
our lack of attention on the very issues that Kent
is addressing. Don't look around seeking answers
if your school is attacked by a shooter. Instead,
look in the mirror and ask yourself what you could
have done to prevent it.
2012/12/28 - 6:50 GMT
I loved watching his videos i myself am a man
of christ and just lisening to Kent speak i
am strength in faith THANK YOU DR HOVIND!
2012/12/28 - 8:56 GMT
He is in prison because he told the truth, and
preached the gospel, and exposed the liars. God
bless you Kent Hovind and your family.
Phyllis J. Roth
2012/12/29 - 0:54 GMT
I used to believe in the "justice" system of America.
I have seen that it is misused, as in this case.
Kent Hovind should be set free and an actual criminal
be put into prison.
Brandie L. Nesladek
2012/12/29 - 5:41 GMT
Please free Dr. Kent Hovind, he is innocent and
truly a victim of injustice.
2012/12/29 - 6:43 GMT
May God bless Dr. Hovind for his wonderful ministry.
I heard about this a while back, but never signed the
petition. How this kind of horrible injustice goes on
in America is just sick. Although I know that this was
never God's intent to see gross misuse of government
power persecute such a godly man, from what I have seen,
God is using him while in prison to a great extent.
My prayer is that he is released soon, and also that
many who would never considered creation or became
Christians, open their eyes and decide to give their
lives to Jesus. God bless you and your ministry.
2012/12/29 - 8:41 GMT
This man is a good man. Maybe not everyone shares his
beliefs, but as a Christian, I believe Kent Hovind is
trying to save others by using evidence to argue against
evolution, and proving that not all "science" taught in
schools is actually science. Kent Hovind is helping
pull the vale of deceit from our eyes, and thus he's
allowing many to see that Christ is the answer before
it's too late. I don't usually sign these things, but
something lead me here with enough conviction to sign
this one. I, as a Christian, believe it was my Lord
and Savior, Jesus Christ, others may say it's simply
intuition, but I do believe whole heartedly that this
man does not deserve to be in prison. He may have made
his mistakes, and if he did, I believe his punishment
has been served. Keeping Kent Hovind from the outside
world is an injustice to this country. I will pray
tonight for you Kent, and I believe God will hear me.
I know it's difficult keeping positive where you are,
but the devil will see his days of torment come to an
end one day. Stay with Jesus, because this time, though
difficult, will pass, and your reward shall be GREAT!
It really hurts me to know you are where you are after
watching some of your teachings on YouTube. I will not
completely discount you may have done an unlawful act,
but I do believe if you did, your time has been served
and you should be out here with us. Peace be with you
my friend. You've helped me with your message, and I
pray your opportunity to teach again will come soon.
2012/12/29 - 11:04 GMT
Don't give up.
You're doing more good than you can imagine.
2012/12/29 - 18:58 GMT
IT eppears that neither prior knowledge nor malicious
intent has been established and the resulting sentence
2012/12/30 - 2:22 GMT
We as a family are dismayed to hear Kent Hovind
is still in prison. We have been blessed by listening
to his creation seminar videos.
2012/12/30 - 3:25 GMT
Surely this is a religious freedom issue.
2012/12/30 - 10:49 GMT
Evil intent is obvious.
This man is innocent.
Release Kent Hovind and do what is just,
right and proper.
How low can American justice go?
2012/12/30 - 18:36 GMT
I have followed Kent Hovind for many years he is a
true and honest christian and i believe he is an
innocent man and the goverment need to look at this
2012/12/31 - 1:29 GMT
Free Kent Hovind! enough is enough sentence
should match the crime!!!
2012/12/31 - 6:20 GMT
Kent should be out, spreading the truth and winning
souls for God's Glory and cutting down the "Tree of Lies"
Joseph W. Holness / USAF (Ret.
2012/12/31 - 9:10 GMT
Hang-in there Dr. Hovind! God has blessed you with a
Fantastic Ministry that can't be silenced by the
devil-inspired US federal government. Your series on
Creation and Dinosaurs have further-strengthened my
walk with the Lord. I must also add that reptiles
and amphibians both past & present, have been a
life-long interest of mine and your creation series
have confirmed what I always have believed about
dinosaurs. You & your family will be in my prayers.
Sincerely Joseph W. Holness / USAF (Ret.)
2012/12/31 - 17:46 GMT
I'm getting tired of Congress & Senate and President
having different rules then the rest of the people.
They should live under the same rules as the people
they are supposed to represent.
1 day ago (Jan 1st - 15:59 GMT)
I guess the best way to shut up such a clever man is
to throw him in the slammer. Its time to let him go.
1 day ago (Jan 1st - 16:13 GMT)
I'm sadly found out from a friend of mine today that
my brother in Christ got prison for a number of years.
I wish he was freed. About 12 years ago I watched his
pritch on the TV and video. This was something
unbelievable. I believe he deserved a lot more than
jail. I'm praying for him and his family.
4 hours ago (Jan 2nd - 22:13 GMT)
4 hours ago (Jan 2nd - 22:14 GMT)
God is bigger than this situation.
Let's free him.
My further comments:
Here's the direct link to the White House sponsored petition and the text thereof:
> We petition the obama administration to:Created: Jan 01, 2013
> review the case of Kent Hovind, #06452-017,
> his claim of being a "political prisoner"
> and request for early release.
> Kent Hovind and his wife operated a young-earth
> creation-science ministry for many years and, as
> part of such ministry, preached against the federal
> income tax and assorted government rules generally.
> Ultimately, Kent and his wife were convicted of
> certain criminal charges. His wife served her
> term and was released. Kent continues serving
> his 10 year sentence with release not expected
> until 2015.
> His wife's related, personal income tax case
> was recently decided by the U.S. Tax Court.
> A decision in Kent's related U.S. Tax Court
> case is pending.
Signatures to Date: 3