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Religious Violence Challenge: Koran or Bible?

Calling all religious believers: O come, all ye faithful, and tell me, without looking, which holy book the following passage comes from: “If you hear it said about one of the towns that God is giving you to live in that troublemakers have arisen among

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Mosques and Korans: You’ve Been Played, Sucker!

As activists advocated the banning of a community center with a mosque inside it, more than 100 press releases on the subject were rolled out of congressional offices on Capitol Hill. Right-wing members of Congress tripped over each other in the effort to eke some

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People Killed Because Of Koran Burnings!

Freedom of speech and religion here in the United States doesn’t really endanger anyone in the U.S. military. The people who are really at risk are those who are so zealously religious that they’re wiling to put themselves in harm’s way in wild reaction to a little blasphemy.

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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

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