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
Two religions, both demanding the same thing: That they not be required to suffer the offensive consequences of other people’s freedom any longer.
Violence took place 821 years ago today should remind us that those who launch attacks against Muslims are likely to enjoy violence against Jews as well.
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.
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.
As the right-wing media froth about the imminent implementation of sharia law in America, let’s take a step back and consider what would have to occur for that to happen. There are actually many different understandings and implementations of sharia in various Muslim countries, a
Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, to another act in the ongoing production of the Editing Quotes Out of Context Theatre. A new alleged quotation of President Barack Obama is making the rounds at right-wing websites and in Republican e-mail circles, a quotation being used to “prove”
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.
It’s not a 9/11 thing. It’s not a “Ground Zero” thing. The move to push mosques out is taking place across America, and it’s a religious bigotry thing. Bigot. n. a person who is intolerant, esp. regarding religion, politics, or race – Collins English Dictionary
If there’s one thing I’ve learned about human nature, it’s this: if you want to discourage a variety of expression and stop getting people from getting upset about it, the best thing you can do is to make that variety of expression against the law.