Complaints flood papers over Muslim ad
When I began to read this article, in the J.Post, I thought the Jews were complaining that a pro-Islam ad had appeared. Nope. Americans are criticizing newspapers for allowing an advertisement criticizing radical Islam. IOW, the liberals are angry that the NY Times sent them a DVD, denouncing it as 'Anti-Muslim propaganda. They've had over 500 emails and phone calls and 50 cancellations.
Huh. Seems kind of extreme response to me. Whatever happened to freedom of expression? This was a paid advertisement from a group called Clarion, by the way.
"I cannot believe that I was sent the hate-inflaming, fear-mongering video disk
`Obsession' in my newspaper!" Margaret Lewis of Durham, N.C., wrote to The News & Observer. "What will you enclose next? KKK robes
Dozens of people protested outside The Oregonian's offices on Monday, the morning after the Portland, Ore., newspaper carried the DVD. One said he canceled his subscription. Mayor Tom Potter had tried to persuade the paper not to run the ad.
Micah 6:8 (NIV)
8 He has showed you, O man, what is good. And what does the LORD require of you?
To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.