LISTEN: Pagan High Priest Who Spoke at 3/23 Rally

Posted by Matt Yonke (April 5, 2012 at 2:45 pm)

Vincent GaglioneThere were some interesting speakers at many of the Stand Up for Religious Freedom Rallies on March 23, but I’ve just received audio of the guy who might take the prize for Most Unique Speaker.

Many people have accused the Stand Up Rally effort of really just being about Catholicism—despite the panoply of different religions and denominations represented at the over 140 Rallies across the country.

But the Scranton Pennsylvania Rally, organized by Mary Ann Haas, featured Pagan High Priest Vincent Gaglione at their Rally, proving once and for all that this effort is about freedom for all religions. Vincent is a former Army officer in addition to his religious affiliation, and he is a very funny, affable and engaging speaker.

As Vincent says, “I’m a Pagan. You don’t have to agree with my religion, I don’t have to agree with your religion. What we have to do is respect each other’s right to practice our religions.”

Listen to Vincent’s comments at the link below:


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5 Responses to “LISTEN: Pagan High Priest Who Spoke at 3/23 Rally”

  1. Lauren says:

    This is fantastic! We can stand together, we can do it without judgement, without hatred, without seperation, united we stand!!!

    April 5th, 2012 at 3:54 pm
  2. noemi says:

    this guy should run for office, congrats

    April 5th, 2012 at 4:08 pm
  3. Brad says:

    Hello all – Lauren, I agree. As a result of the HHS Mandate, we have formed a new organization to unite on posititive principles and speaking factually, without judgement. We believe that is is imperative that we have unity across religious and non-religious boundaries standing firmly for our natural rights guaranteed to us as individuals and guarded in the First Amendment of the Constitution. I humbly ask all of you to join with us by checking us out and following us at We will only be successful if we unite on common principles of freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom to assemble, and freedom of press.

    April 5th, 2012 at 4:10 pm
  4. Brad says:

    Sorry, I left off an “s”. That would be:

    April 5th, 2012 at 4:11 pm
  5. Philip Nachazel says:

    He’s Right On!
    If you don’t have a rally in your hometown then become one and join the good fight!

    April 23rd, 2012 at 10:36 am