Skip to comments.Free Korans for the American People
Posted on 05/18/2005 3:34:22 PM PDT by abu afak
An Islamic civil rights group is launching a Koran giveaway -- a campaign intended to turn a "negative incident into something more positive," it said.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations planned to hold a Tuesday morning news conference to discuss details of its campaign to offer free Korans to the American public.
CAIR said its campaign is a direct response to the controversy generated by Newsweek magazine's May 9 article claiming that U.S. interrogators at Guantanamo Bay flushed a Koran down a toilet in an effort to "rattle" detainees.
Newsweek retracted the anonymously sourced story on Monday, after first admitting that parts of it were wrong.
CAIR said its campaign, called "Explore the Koran," involves the community-sponsored distribution of Islam's revealed text to Americans nationwide.
"It is our belief that greater access to Islam's holy book will help foster a better appreciation and understanding of Islam by ordinary Americans," said CAIR Executive Director Nihad Awad.
Last week, CAIR called on the Bush administration to launch a public probe of the Koran-flushing allegations..."
(I wonder if they have a PR version for Americans? .. otherwise ...)
(Excerpt) Read more at cnsnews.com ...
Do I get a free toilet with it?
I want to see for myself how vile this "religion" is.
Oh, good. Free toilet paper!
Oh, good. I was fresh out of toilet paper. Hopefully it is the embossed version as it cleans better.
My tagline is my post.
To burn or to flush? That is the question!
It's adherents dance in the street at the loss of thousands of innocent American lives. That's all I need to know about "the religion of peace".
I'll take 50. Can I order a case of lighter fluid from CAIR's website while I'm at it?
No thanks. Just got muh terlit flushin' good.
And I'll return their favor by sending Bibles to the secret house churches in Riyadh, KKMC, and Jiddah.
I thought this thread was pulled! Perhaps it was just identical..
If it's free, I'll take it.
The Koran does have some beautiful poetry in it, even in translation. It's my understanding that it is quite hard to read and make sense of, however, owing to a seemingly random order.
I've criticized CAIR in the past (including in a paper written for my Islamic Legal Studies class at law school--and no, I was not forced to take it), but I'll take advantage of their generous offer. Then it will be right back to lambasting this so-called moderate group (or course, they'll have my address--maybe that's their plan).
Maybe in my next life.
Great news, I've found that when you tear out the pages, they fit perfectly in the tray on the bottom of the bird cage.
Isn't the koran already available on the internet? Well, I guess it would be better to have a copy paid for by someone else that I can flush.
Last i checked, America was a Christian nation, not a Muslim or Jewish one (or Buddhist, Hinduist, or any other -ism).
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