Tag Archives: first amendment

Quran Burning

The president has apologized for abusing religious freedom… in Afghanistan. The groveling only seems to beget more violence. Maybe that’s why he doesn’t back down when it comes to Catholics.

Islamic fanatics used the Danish Cartoon Crisis as a means of intimidation. They’re at it again with the Quran Crisis.

Nasty Free Speech

101008bokloresThe creeps who protest at the funerals of dead soldiers appeared before the Supreme Court on Wednesday.  They were sued by the father of Matthew Snyder, a marine whose funeral they picketed. The protesters are led by a preacher named Fred Phelps.  Their beef is with homosexuality and they claim that dead soldiers are God’s punishment.  The thing is, unless the Supreme Being files a brief, they may be well within their rights.  A 1988 court ruling, Hustler Magazine v. Falwell, unanimously  upheld the right to nasty speech unless it can be proven false.

USA Today has a complete story with video.