Holy Snakes


Police in Knoxville, Tenn., confiscated five venomous snakes in a February traffic stop, and Pastor Jamie Coots of Full Gospel Tabernacle in Jesus Name, of Middlesboro, Ky., is demanding them back. Coots said he possesses them openly during services in Kentucky, but Knoxville police said they’re illegal to own in Tennessee. Said Coots, “If I don’t have them, then I’m not obeying the word of God.”

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