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Free Speech at Risk as U.S. Synchronizes With Islam

Chris7088 Wrote: Oct 24, 2012 9:02 PM
Dear Archie, Why would Muslims be frightened when their prophets prophetic prowess is questioned? Shouting fire in a theater causes panic and a rush to leave the area.

What's wrong with the following Associated Press headline? "Charlie Hebdo cartoon spurs French gov't to order embassies, schools to close."

Cartoons of Muhammad in the satirical French weekly Charlie Hebdo didn't send France into lockdown. Their publication this week was a simple exercise in free speech on Islam, which Muslims in France and everywhere else in the world oppose as a violation of Islamic law (Shariah). It is Islamic rage over the fact that Islamic law is not dominant everywhere, all the time -- Muslims' signal weapon against a timid West -- that drove French authorities to take security precautions, not the...