Scenes from the Anti-Mosque Rally

Posted: Sep 11, 2010 3:30 PM

The slate of speakers has just started here at the anti-Ground Zero mosque rally. Here's what we've seen so far:

The crowd gathers.

A poignant image to reflect on today:

A man reads provocative passages from the Koran:

There's no shortage of counter-protesters at a gathering of this nature, of course:

Family and friends of 9/11 victims are speaking now about the losses on that day nine years ago. It's truly moving.

Updated with more photos and information:

Mike Gallagher wrapped up a moving speech here at the anti-Ground Zero Mosque protest in New York. Here are a few more scenes:

Gallagher speaking from the stage:

A second whole block of protesters:

A (very) small group of counter-protesters:

A man clearly trying to be a little incendiary:

A symbol of hope on a day like this: