Skip to comments.AFDI/SIOA Chief Pamela Geller Wins Free Speech Victory Over Lawyer Tied to Hamas-Linked CAIR
Posted on 09/21/2011 10:20:39 AM PDT by Nachum
NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- AFDI/SIOA co-founder and Executive Director Pamela Geller has won an important victory for free speech. Omar Tarazi, a lawyer linked to the Hamas front group the Council on American-Islamic Relations, has dismissed his ten-million-dollar libel lawsuit against Geller with prejudice: it cannot be re-filed.
Geller explained: "This is a huge victory for the First Amendment, truth, and the anti-Sharia movement in this country, which is exposing an insidious cancer that brings progressives and Islamic supremacists together in common cause to attack anyone who criticizes Islamic supremacism with the threat of lawsuits, actual lawsuits, or even worse, violence."
"The message," she added, "is that we will not be silent. We will continue to fight the implementation of Sharia blasphemy laws restricting free speech under the guise of the fictional construct of a 'phobia.'"
Tarazi, an Ohio-based lawyer, represented the parents of Rifqa Bary, the teenage girl who fled from her home in fear for her life in 2009, after converting from Islam to Christianity. He sued Geller for $10,000,000 after she criticized him in a series of blog posts at her award-winning website, AtlasShrugs.com, pointing out his ties to Hamas-linked CAIR and his efforts to harass and demoralize Rifqa Bary by, among other initiatives, denying her the Christmas cards that Geller had encouraged her readers to send to the girl.
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$10 Million suit? Seems to me that turn-about is fair play. How about a $10 Million harassment suit?
This is good and correct for the U.S.
I firmly believe that the tenets of Islam are unconstitutional and that Islam should be illegal.
Any political-religious movement that requires its adherents to murder non-belieivers should be banned from the United States.
Thumbs up to Pamela Geller!
Score one for the good gals!!!
CAIR can step off.
Pam Gellar is definitely NOT GUILTY!
“$10 Million suit? Seems to me that turn-about is fair play. How about a $10 Million harassment suit?”
I was thinking the same thing from the start no matter the cost from the crooked lawyers on this side. The fact of squeezing the other side for $10 mil and hopefully more would be a good laugh.
‘Pam Gellar is definitely NOT GUILTY!’
Oh yes. Extremely NOT GUILTY.
Supergirl! Yep, that’s her. :)
We had to make sure we didn’t cut her head off when the cake was cut :)
More pictures in about 1 week, Pam’s coming back next weekend for her book signing and we intend to have fun again :) Maybe this time I will get her on tape, singing. Seriously, she CAN sing, she has an amazing voice!!!