Last week the New York Times shared Diana Serafin’s justification for banning a mosque in Tennessee:
As a mother and a grandmother, I worry. I learned that in 20 years with the rate of the birth population, we will be overtaken by Islam, and their goal is to get people in Congress and the Supreme [...]
Earl Sholley’s campaign of scapegoating against Muslims and atheists should serve as a reminder that when the freedom of religion of one cultural minority is threatened, the religious freedom of all minorities is made vulnerable. [...]
On August 20, Representative Thaddeus McCotter of Michigan called in to the Dennis Miller radio show to explain his stance on the building of a mosque in Manhattan. Here’s what he said:
Dennis Miller: Well then, for the first time, utter to people what you make of the mosque at ground zero.
Thad McCotter: Well, [...]
Those who are trying to ban the Cordoba House are not being sensitive to the feelings of Julia Rodriguez, a sister of a September 11 victim. Maybe they should relocate their protests to a more appropriate subject. [...]
The fire has set back plans for the Islamic Center, but was it purposefully set? It’s a story to keep an eye on, but a with a dose of restraint. [...]
Bryan Fischer, who hosts a radio and simulcast TV program broadcast across the United States for the American Family Association, wants to tell you what the fight to ban mosques in America is really about. Take it away, Bryan:
Treason is the only crime identified in the Constitution. And this is for a good reason [...]
Protesting for government prohibition of a community center containing a mosque in Manhattan, one woman declares that the presence of a mosque inside a community center would be “like a knife in our hearts”. She echoes the earlier weaponish sentiment of the erstwhile-something-or-other Sarah Palin, who insists that a mosque should be banned by government [...]
The Koran will only be the first, most convenient target. How long will it be until they start burning the books that are important to you? [...]
Too many Americans hate Islam more than they love freedom. They’re happy to abandon the Constitution, if they think that doing so will let them get in a few digs against Muslims. [...]
The Catholic Archbishop of New York says he’d be glad to help Muslim Americans move their things out of Manhattan, relocating a mosque out of his territory. How neighborly. Just as neighborly as when he nixed the erection of a mosque in Staten Island, also his territory.
This fight is about a squabble between religions, [...]