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The Dove World Outreach Center (Dove) in Gainesville, Florida—a New Testament Church
with a controversial past—is planning to host an “International Burn a Koran Day,” on the ninth
anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, according to the group’s Web site.1 Dove has invited likeminded
persons to its property to burn Korans.
While the FBI has no information to indicate a specific attack has been planned
against the United States or US assets in response to the “International Burn a Koran Day” event,
the FBI assesses with high confidencea that, as with past incidents perceived as acts of
desecration against Islam, extremist actors will continue to threaten or attempt to harm the
leaders, organizers, or attendees the event, scheduled for 6:00-9:00pm on 11 September 2010 in
Gainesville, Florida. Depending on the continued national and international publicity the event
receives, it may also inspire retaliatory attacks against US facilities overseas.
On 9/11/10 we are burning Korans to raise awareness and warn. In a sense it is neither an act of love nor of hate. We see, as we state in the Ten Reasons below, that Islam is a danger. We are using this act to warn about the teaching and ideology of Islam, which we do hate as it is hateful. We do not hate any people, however. We love, as God loves, all the people in the world and we want them to come to a knowledge of the truth. To warn of danger and harm is a loving act. God is love and truth. If you know the truth it can set you free. The world is in bondage to the massive grip of the lies of Islam.
Gen. David Petraeus said he is outraged by the pastor's decision to burn the Quran, which he said could "endanger troops and it could endanger the overall effort here."
Former Vice Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Jack Keane, an adviser to Petraeus, called it "outrageous" and "insulting to Muslims."
"It's also insulting to our soldiers in terms of what they stand for and what their commitment is to this country and to the Muslims in this country," Keane told ABC News.
Originally posted by Dumbass
Burning books is the same as burning flags, it is just matter with some symbolism projected on it.
Originally posted by adifferentbreed
I think they are wrong, I mean after all, islam is the religion of peace, so they'll just turn the other cheek. Oh wait, got 'em mixed up, nah they'll issue a fatiwa or something else just as ridiculous and then claim how persecuted they are, extortionist organizations like cair and the aclu will step in.........it'll just be a dog and pony show before the courts making more lawyers ricj.