Free Speech Trumps Dearborn's 'Anti-Blasphemy' Efforts

Andrew G. Bostom
Yesterday,Pastor Terry Jones staged a peaceful protest against the global jihadist imperative to impose the totalitarian Sharia in defiance of the Dearborn community's transparent effort to assuage the tender sensibilities of its large Muslim community by imposing de facto Sharia-based "blasphemy" (and anti-proselytization) provisions. Bolstered by the decision United States District Judge, the Honorable Denise Page Hood rendered Thursday, April 5, 2012 (hat tip TROP), Jones delivered his remarks against the imposing backdrop of Dearborn's Islamic Center of America. Judge Hood's decision, issued three days ago, elucidated the eminently reasonable grounds for Jones's demonstration, entirely consistent with the U.S. Constitution's First Amendment guarantees of freedom of speech, and peaceable assembly: On April 2, 2012, Plaintiffs Stand Up America Now, Wayne Sapp ("Sapp") and Terry Jones("Jones") filed a two-count Complaint against Defendants City of Dearborn and Ronald Haddad...(Read Full Post)

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