Skip to comments.Obama defends ground zero mosque plans
Posted on 08/13/2010 5:52:57 PM PDT by John W
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Friday endorsed plans for a Muslim mosque two blocks from ground zero in New York City, declaring that "Muslims have the same right to practice their religion as anyone else in this country."
In remarks prepared for delivery at a White House dinner celebrating the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, Obama said all Americans have the right to worship as they choose.
"That includes the right to build a place of worship and a community center on private property in lower Manhattan, in accordance with local laws and ordinances, Obama said. "This is America, and our commitment to religious freedom must be unshakeable."
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The nightmare continues.
Well he is Muslum right
This is America, and our commitment to religious freedom must be unshakeable.”
Clinging to their religion and guns
The Muslim countries,overall, are on a path do drive Christians and Christian Churches out of their countries. I agree we should set an example, but we should also set some limits.
These Mosque’s are more than places of worship. They are hot beds of political activity sponsored by one or more countries. They don’t deserve the same status as a Christian Church or a Jewish Temple.
>> to worship
So saith the President who celebrated Christmas by going to the gym.
Islam needs to be declred a nation rather than a religion. Otherwise you can’t defeat it.
How about a Japanese shrine on Pearl Harbor too
Scared the hell out of me.
Not if that "religion" is a dangerous death cult that wants to dance on the graves of thousands of dead Americans, Americans they brutally murdered, and/or a political ideology that wants to crush liberty throughout the world and put its jackboot on the throat of anyone who won't bow to them.
Not a nation, it is a political belief.
Like Nazism and communism.
Religion can be separated from the state. Not Islam - it is the state.
It is a disgusting experience to hear this ridiculous poser deign to speak for America, and what our values are, or should be.
You see, the Japanese are all about honor, while the islam'icks' are all about slaughtering whom does not bow to their sexual pervert prophet of a lesser moon goddess. Please, do not insult the Japanese alive today by even trying to compare them to the murderous perverts of Islam.
So once again Obama goes against the will of the people. Why am I not surprised.
In October, Pope Benedict XVI is having a synod on what he called the “urgent” plight of Christian minorities in the Middle East. President Obama and Mayor Bloomberg need to go there, to present their lectures on tolerance and religious freedom to the representatives of Muslim countries who will be attending, instead of preaching to the choir (i.e., the American people).
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