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Koran Burning Nothing New: Only the Outrage is

Oh, there’s been a big international hue and cry about Florida Terry Jones declaring he would burn a Quran on September 11 before declaring he wouldn’t. Islamic and Christian and Buddhist leaders from around the world and government leaders from the President, Secretary of State,

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Freedom is for the Rest of Us, not for Muslims

Bad Eagle, September 2010 on how the burning of a Koran is part of a long, vibrant historical tradition of free expression: Pastor Terry Jones, of the Dove World Outreach Center of Gainsville, Florida, is in keeping with an ancient tradition of book burning. His

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Freedom is for Christians Not Muslims, Round 2

Pamela Geller, Executive Director of Stop Islamization of America, September 2010 Speaking about a church’s plan to burn multiple copies of the Quran: The antidote to free speech is more free speech, not less. I certainly don’t believe in it, I don’t think it’s a

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Jo Ann Emerson isn't Acting Any More

Effect of H.J. Res 8, a constitutional amendment introduced to the House of Representatives by Jo Ann Emerson in January: “prohibit the act of desecration of the flag of the United States.” Number of cosponsors: 2 Effect of H.J. Res 47, a constitutional amendment introduced

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?