THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Dozens of maskless people attended a second caroling event hosted by actor Kirk Cameron on Tuesday outside a California mall.
The “Growing Pains” actor, 50, organized the caroling event outside The Oaks mall in Thousand Oaks, KABC reported. It took place next to a COVID-19 testing center, the television station reported. It occurred more than a week after a similar caroling event took place outside the mall.
Mall officials called Tuesday night’s crowd “irresponsible” and added that the event was not authorized by The Oaks, according to KABC.
”The event occurring at The Oaks at this moment is a non-sanctioned event,” mall officials said in a statement. ”We continue to share our community’s concerns over these irresponsible — yet constitutionally protected — events and have law enforcement on (the) property. We reached out to the organizer to ask that the event be moved.”
Cameron, writing on social media, called Tuesday’s gathering a “peaceful protest.”
”Let your voice be heard at this peaceful protest praising the Prince of Peace,” Cameron wrote.
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