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Group asks residents to turn in their guns (muslim initiative)
Tuscaloosa News ^ | February 8, 2007 | Lucinda Coulter

Posted on 02/08/2007 7:02:25 PM PST by Graybeard58

TUSCALOOSA | Members of a community action group are asking residents in west Tuscaloosa to turn in their guns.

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, members of the recently formed All for One Tuscaloosa Standing Against Violence will gather at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School to receive guns that residents turn in, said the Rev. Clarence Sutton, president of the Tuscaloosa chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

Sutton and Maurice Muhammad, minister of the Nation of Islam Study Group in Tuscaloosa, organized All for One Tuscaloosa last fall after several homicides shook area neighborhoods.

Twenty-six homicides were reported by law enforcement agencies in Tuscaloosa County 2006.

“We will give a small incentive for people to turn in their guns, with no questions asked," Sutton said. He said that some youths hesitate to turn in weapons because they are afraid that others will keep theirs. But even if only one resident turned in a gun, the effort would be meaningful, Sutton and Muhammad said.

“It’s more about bringing a spiritual rite of passage," said Muhammad, noting that the purpose of the call to disarm is partly to open a dialogue with community members and listen to their concerns.

A planning meeting to discuss goals of the community action group will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at the Benjamin-Barnes YMCA on 2939 18th St.

Sutton said that residents, municipal and county government officials and law enforcement officers attended a series of community meetings last fall and have offered help in the nonviolence effort. Muhammad said that more than 400 attended a series of meals that coalition hosted in October to encourage an end to violence.

He said the coalition wants to conduct outreach programs in schools, colleges and technical schools, especially at Shelton State Community College’s C.A. Fredd campus, to promote peaceful conflict resolution.

Another goal of the coalition is to teach job skills to young adults in west Tuscaloosa. Muhammad said a skills program recently started at the C.A. Fredd campus is promising.

A rally in October was followed by a series of dinners for residents to discuss their concerns. A third public awareness campaign, “21 Days of Awareness," was held to get more support for the community, Sutton said.

“We’re trying to cut down on the violence and help our community seek alternatives to it," he said.

Reach Lucinda Coulter at lucinda/s.coulter@tuscaloosanews.com or 205-722-0206. .


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; US: Alabama
KEYWORDS: aclumia; banglist; gungrabbers; islamicsupremacists; mmm; mosqueandstate; nationofislam; noi; rop; secondammendment; waronterror; wat; wot
He said that some youths hesitate to turn in weapons because they are afraid that others will keep theirs.

Ya think?

1 posted on 02/08/2007 7:02:25 PM PST by Graybeard58
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To: Graybeard58

And when you turn them in, please list where you live and what valuables you have there.


2 posted on 02/08/2007 7:05:24 PM PST by D.P.Roberts
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To: D.P.Roberts

This is laughable.


3 posted on 02/08/2007 7:07:02 PM PST by Eric in the Ozarks (BTUs are my Beat.)
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To: Graybeard58

I'd like to know what Maurice Muhammad plans on doing with these guns.


4 posted on 02/08/2007 7:09:45 PM PST by Mr. Mojo
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To: Graybeard58
"It’s more about bringing a spiritual rite of passage," said Muhammad, noting that the purpose of the call to disarm is partly to open a dialogue with community members and listen to their concerns.

Said Muhammad to the future dhimmi: please give up your guns and convert to Islam immediately.

5 posted on 02/08/2007 7:10:15 PM PST by rabscuttle385 (Sic Semper Tyrannis * Allen for U.S. Senate in '08)
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To: Graybeard58

Since when does the Nation of Islam hold sway over anyone in the Christian Church. This minister should be ashamed of himself.


6 posted on 02/08/2007 7:10:36 PM PST by Taggart_D
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To: Graybeard58

They should give out a bumper sicker with each turned in gun, it would read " Un-armed Driver feel free to Carjack Me at the next light "


7 posted on 02/08/2007 7:12:37 PM PST by claptrap (We've found a Witch can we burn her?)
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To: Graybeard58

Anti-truth, anti-freedom, anti-individual, anti-life collectivists are likely to merge.


8 posted on 02/08/2007 7:12:48 PM PST by PGalt
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Don't work, have a "rally" and then have dinner.

Good job when you can find it.


9 posted on 02/08/2007 7:12:54 PM PST by Hilltop (?)
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To: Graybeard58

Dhimmi idiots


10 posted on 02/08/2007 7:13:07 PM PST by Charlespg (Peace= When we trod the ruins of Mecca and Medina under our infidel boots.)
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To: Graybeard58

Dhimmi idiots


11 posted on 02/08/2007 7:13:33 PM PST by Charlespg (Peace= When we trod the ruins of Mecca and Medina under our infidel boots.)
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To: Graybeard58

No questions asked! Good way to get rid of a gun used in a crime!


12 posted on 02/08/2007 7:16:03 PM PST by pelicandriver
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To: Graybeard58

“We’re trying to cut down on the violence and help our community seek alternatives to it," he said"

Better idea is to turn in the bad guys. But that's just my NRA mind speaking.


13 posted on 02/08/2007 7:17:42 PM PST by oneamericanvoice (Too many morons, so little time)
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To: Charlespg

That was worth posting twice.

People should be buying MORE guns or, at the very least, one gun and a crap-load of ammo.


14 posted on 02/08/2007 7:21:07 PM PST by gruffwolf
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To: Graybeard58
Damned fine gesture on the Muzzie's part; the more disarmed MoDolators, the better.

Oh, wait; they want OTHER people to disarm.

Pound Holy Pedophile sand; if you can't find any to pound, then head about 4,500 miles east & a little south.

15 posted on 02/08/2007 7:26:35 PM PST by ApplegateRanch (Islam: a Satanically Transmitted Disease, spread by unprotected intimate contact with the Koranus.)
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To: Graybeard58

In the immortal words of Nancy Reagan - "Just Say No".


16 posted on 02/08/2007 7:28:26 PM PST by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: pelicandriver
No questions asked! Good way to get rid of a gun used in a crime!

Never thought of that! Wow. This public disarming of willing dopes is scary. A father who doesn't have a firearm in his home is being irresponsible to himself and the community. Men protect their own.

17 posted on 02/08/2007 7:30:40 PM PST by Finny (God continue to Bless President G.W. Bush with wisdom, popularity, safety and success.)
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To: Graybeard58
When pried from my cold dead fingers, Muslimites!
18 posted on 02/08/2007 7:31:30 PM PST by F.J. Mitchell (Democrats: Too dumb to lead, too vain to follow, too egotistical to get the hell out of the way!)
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To: Graybeard58
Ya think?

That's gotta be the best post tonight!

19 posted on 02/08/2007 7:32:34 PM PST by Finny (God continue to Bless President G.W. Bush with wisdom, popularity, safety and success.)
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To: Graybeard58; wagglebee; DaveLoneRanger; WKB; knighthawk; hail to the chief; HHKrepublican_2

Muzzies are trying to get the general populace to disarm?????

What the heck's with that?

No, wait. If we're unarmed, we can't shoot them when they go on a firebombing our cars and raping our girls rampage, just like in France.


20 posted on 02/08/2007 7:33:06 PM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: indcons; little jeremiah

ping


21 posted on 02/08/2007 7:39:02 PM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: metmom

"If we're unarmed, we can't shoot them when they go on a firebombing our cars and raping our girls rampage, just like in France."

You got it, metmom. You nailed it right on the head!!!


22 posted on 02/08/2007 7:46:19 PM PST by panaxanax (Ronald Reagan would vote for Duncan Hunter!)
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To: panaxanax
It'd be a cold day in hell before I turn ANYTHING over to a muzzie just because they say so or they think it's a good idea.

Anything a muzzie thinks is a good idea, is a really BAD idea.

23 posted on 02/08/2007 7:57:34 PM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: Graybeard58
“It’s more about bringing a spiritual rite of passage," said Muhammad, noting that the purpose of the call to disarm is partly to open a dialogue with community members and listen to their concerns.

I've never seen such a blatant pile of bullsh!t in quite a while now.

Imho I'm rather of the opposite whereby arming oneself is spiritual rite of passage and it should be very much encouraged.

heck just look at these so-called Palestinians and the GUNS GALORE that they revel in - now for these mus-slimes to come to the west and begin to preach this anti-gun crap is pure lying & has evil plans behind it.

24 posted on 02/08/2007 8:00:28 PM PST by prophetic
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To: Graybeard58
JUST DAMN. I graduated from the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa. I was there during the Iranian hostage crisis. We had Pakastani kids walking the campus wearing placards around their necks that said in LARGE ENGLISH LETTERS: I am not Iranian, I'm a Pakastani. Please Don't Hurt Me! Worked, too. OTOH, the few Iranian students just disappeared from campus.

If this dang initiative draws even ONE response, I'm going to be gravely disappointed in T-Town residents.

25 posted on 02/08/2007 8:00:53 PM PST by ExSoldier (Democracy is 2 wolves and a lamb voting on dinner. Liberty is a well armed lamb contesting the vote.)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

God forbid we might someday actually start shooting back... you can bet they're peeing in their burkas!


26 posted on 02/08/2007 8:02:41 PM PST by djf (Democracy - n, def: The group that gets PAID THE MOST ends up VOTING THE MOST See: TRAGEDY)
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To: Graybeard58
Muhammad said that more than 400 attended a series of meals that coalition hosted in October to encourage an end to violence.

You wanna bet that those meals were demonically cursed with the intent to cause harm on the persons eating it?

27 posted on 02/08/2007 8:02:45 PM PST by prophetic
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To: Graybeard58
He said that some youths hesitate to turn in weapons because they are afraid that others will keep theirs.

OTOH, they'll probably just turn in the one most recently used to cap a LEO so the cops can dispose of the evidence....no questions asked. Such a DEAL!

28 posted on 02/08/2007 8:08:23 PM PST by ExSoldier (Democracy is 2 wolves and a lamb voting on dinner. Liberty is a well armed lamb contesting the vote.)
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To: djf

Not bloody likely is all I gotta say.

What do you think we need them for anyway?

Any one who owns a gun but hands it over like that deserves to be a slave.


29 posted on 02/08/2007 8:08:49 PM PST by The Bat Lady (11 million illegals (really 20 million in Gov. math) will become 100 million in 5-8 years)
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To: Graybeard58


Turn in your guns (or else)


30 posted on 02/08/2007 8:22:01 PM PST by Tzimisce (How Would Mohammed Vote? Hillary for President! www.dndorks.com)
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To: prophetic
“It’s more about bringing a spiritual rite of passage," said Muhammad, noting that the purpose of the call to disarm is partly to open a dialogue with community members and listen to their concerns.

Notice how this makes it look like they're the ones in charge and they're interested in our welfare. They're going to *listen to our concerns*?! What for? How condescending!

Listen to this... (sound of a shotgun being engaged)

31 posted on 02/08/2007 8:36:58 PM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: Tzimisce

Sign me up for the "or else" squad please. Thank you.


32 posted on 02/08/2007 8:49:17 PM PST by panaxanax (Ronald Reagan would vote for Duncan Hunter!)
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To: metmom

ditto


33 posted on 02/08/2007 8:52:00 PM PST by panaxanax (Ronald Reagan would vote for Duncan Hunter!)
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To: claptrap

I want a bumper sticker like that. It would work just like a goat tied up in leopard country.



Bait!


34 posted on 02/08/2007 8:57:49 PM PST by donmeaker (The speed of light is 186,234 miles per second. Not just a good idea, its the LAW!)
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To: Mr. Mojo

Exactly.


35 posted on 02/08/2007 9:01:00 PM PST by weegee (No third term. Hillary Clinton's 2008 election run presents a Constitutional Crisis.)
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To: Graybeard58; Joe Brower; DaveLoneRanger; Fred Nerks; USF; AmericanArchConservative; ...
He said the coalition wants to conduct outreach programs in schools, colleges and technical schools, especially at Shelton State Community College’s C.A. Fredd campus, to promote peaceful conflict resolution.

Islam’s “Plan” To Take Over the USA in 20 Years

3. Engage the American public in dialogs, discussions, debates in colleges, universities, public libraries, radio, TV, churches and mosques on the virtues of Islam. Proclaim how it is historically another religion like Judaism and Christianity with the same monotheistic faith.

An unarmed American is a defeated American.

36 posted on 02/08/2007 10:10:54 PM PST by jan in Colorado ("Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and you will find things only evil and inhuman")
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To: Graybeard58
Much more worrisome than "Moslem" participation with this, is participation by the "Southern Christian Leadership Conference." Ditto, "YMCA" as a surrender location for the Christian Dhimmis to report to.

Any organization that participates in any way with weapon-surrendering while we are a Nation At War needs, in the worst way, to be investigated as an organization suspected of having been infiltrated by the enemy or otherwise controlled by or in the thrall of the enemy.

It is astonishing to me, how sloppy our government has become, regarding homeland security issues, during Time of War. If we don't tighten this up, we're doomed. Shut the enemy down, especially the enemy operating on our own soil. That is such a fundamentally primal order of business, that to see it being entirely neglected by the federal government, can cause nothing but despair among any patriots with sufficient intelligence to breathe.
37 posted on 02/08/2007 10:12:06 PM PST by omnivore
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To: jan in Colorado

thanks for the ping jan...I can't believe my eyes. Are there people in the US who are THAT stupid? (Don't answer that.)


38 posted on 02/08/2007 10:19:53 PM PST by Fred Nerks (Read THE LIFE OF MUHAMMAD free pdf download. Link on my bio page.)
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To: jan in Colorado
3. Engage the American public in dialogs, discussions, debates in colleges, universities, public libraries, radio, TV, churches and mosques on the virtues of Islam. Proclaim how it is historically another religion like Judaism and Christianity with the same monotheistic faith.

“Once we are here, our mission in this country is to change it. ... There is no way for Muslims to be violent in America, no way. We have other means to do it…
Abdulrahman Alamoudi, 1996 at an Islamic conference in Chicago

Ignorance...

39 posted on 02/08/2007 10:24:50 PM PST by Just A Nobody (I - LOVE - my attitude problem! NEVER AGAIN...Support our Troops! Beware the ENEMEDIA)
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To: Graybeard58
>>From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, members of the recently formed All for One Tuscaloosa Standing Against Violence will gather at Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School to receive guns that residents turn in, said the Rev. Clarence Sutton, president of the Tuscaloosa chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.<<

Isn't it a felony to bring or posses a gun on elementary school property?
40 posted on 02/08/2007 10:26:35 PM PST by gondramB (It wasn't raining when Noah built the ark.)
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To: jan in Colorado

Great link. Thanks a million.


41 posted on 02/09/2007 5:05:17 AM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: gruffwolf

between the illegal Mexicans and the terrorist I just bought a few new (toys)North Carolina is a magnet for both these groups. Out side NC our drivers license is worthless for ID.(anyone can get one),thank you to our Gov Mr. taxley


42 posted on 02/09/2007 5:11:59 AM PST by Gone_Postal (Communism works only in Heaven, where they don’t need it, and in Hell, where they’ve already got it.)
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To: Gone_Postal

You know, the only thing good about this whole situation is that my wife no longer gives me angry looks when I come home with a new "toy."

Liberals asking us to turn in our guns is bad enough. Anyone that gives their gun to a muzzie deserves whatever bad events follow.


43 posted on 02/09/2007 5:21:08 AM PST by gruffwolf
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To: Graybeard58
I have a slightly different take on this than what I'm seeing here... we must remember, the Nation of Islam is a black American group, and they have a history of sporadically doing things to address the black-on-black crime issue. That's all I see going on here, not a Fifth Column "disarm the dhimmis" movement.

I see this as another "gun control " issue more than anything else. And I don't think it's any particular threat to any Alabamians who wouldn't otherwise listen to the NOI.

Ironically, this is a position that would certainly win the support of the KKK, since it appears to be an attempt to disarm the violent black subculture in Tuscaloosa. Just further proving that politics do, indeed, make strange bedfellows...

44 posted on 02/09/2007 5:56:42 AM PST by Kenton (All vices in moderation. I don't want to overdo any but I don't want to skip any either.)
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Twenty-six homicides were reported by law enforcement agencies in Tuscaloosa County 2006.

And just how many of the 26 people who committed those 26 homicides are expected to turn in their guns? At least 25, I'm sure. I mean, why wouldn't a murderer turn in the gun he used in a crime?

I'm sure that I'm not the only one who noticed the mobilization of the gun-grabbers... It's going to be a very long couple of years.

Mark

45 posted on 02/09/2007 6:00:54 AM PST by MarkL (When Kaylee says "No power in the `verse can stop me," it's cute. When River says it, it's scary!)
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To: pelicandriver

also a good way to get some cash on a crappy gun. i'm hoping someone will be holding a turn in near here when i wear out my .357. that's probably the only way i'll get anything out of it.


46 posted on 02/09/2007 7:20:39 AM PST by absolootezer0 (stop repeat offenders - don't re-elect them!)
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To: Kenton
Ironically, this is a position that would certainly win the support of the KKK, since it appears to be an attempt to disarm the violent black subculture in Tuscaloosa. Just further proving that politics do, indeed, make strange bedfellows.

Hasn't the nation of islam and the kkk always advocated seperation of the races?

They have a similiar philosophy in that they hate anyone who isn't like them.

47 posted on 02/09/2007 8:04:29 AM PST by Graybeard58 (Remember and pray for SSgt. Matt Maupin - MIA/POW- Iraq since 04/09/04)
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To: Graybeard58

here's an idea to help stop violence. Not just in this little community, but WORLD WIDE! How about we call people to come and hand over their Korans? Let's hold dinners and open a dialogue about "NO RIOTS AND NO VIOLENCE over cartoons or an unveiled woman."


48 posted on 02/09/2007 8:11:06 AM PST by eeevil conservative (Religious Zealot from the Right Wing Church of Hate...............)
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To: DuncanWaring; jan in Colorado; Former Dodger; USF; Dark Skies; ariamne; Fred Nerks

In the immortal words of Nancy Reagan - "Just Say No".


Ding! Ding! Ding! We have a winner!

AmericanArchConservative

"The Final Crusade has commenced: Don't go to a gunfight armed with a knife when you have a perfectly good assault rifle available!"


49 posted on 02/10/2007 8:43:43 PM PST by AmericanArchConservative (Armour on, Lances high, Swords out, Bows drawn, Shields front ... Eagles UP!)
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To: Graybeard58

What's next? The Nation of Islam teams with the KKK to ask for weapons turn-in???


50 posted on 02/13/2007 10:22:43 PM PST by Thunder90
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