Skip to comments.Shooting the (Infidel) Messenger
Posted on 06/18/2020 7:19:14 AM PDT by Kaslin
Whether its true or not, if you say the wrong thing about Islam, youre guilty -- even if youre merely quoting what Muslims themselves say.
Consider the recent case of Professor Nicholas Damask, chairman of the Department of Political Science at Scottsdale Community College in Arizona. Last month, after one of his students, Muhammad Sabra, found -- and shared on social media -- quiz questions which Muhammad felt were in distaste of Islam, the professor received a plethora of online death threats to himself and his family and criticism from his college.
Matters eventually turned around in Damasks favor; his interim chancellor publicly apologized for the uneven manner in which this was handled and for our lack of full consideration for our professors right of academic freedom.
For those, however, whose core mission revolves around quashing free speech on Islam, notably, CAIR, this is unacceptable. Accordingly, on June 3, the Council on American Islamic Relations announced that it was filing a lawsuit against the college. The introductory paragraphs of CAIRs press release follow:
During a World Politics course at the college with a module on Islamic Terrorism, Professor Nicholas Damask repeatedly condemns Islam as a religion that definitively teaches terrorism. The professor also declares that peaceful interpretations of Islam are false: Contentions that Islam does not promote warfare or violence cannot be supported on either theological or historical grounds.
The courses only reading material are articles written by anti-Islam extremists Raymond Ibrahim and Walid Phares.
Right from the start, CAIR lies: it claims that students were required to read an article that I wrote; in fact, they were required to read an excerpt from a book written by al-Qaeda in Arabic.
(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...
I recommend Stephen Coughlins Red Pill briefing on Islam.
AZ is bordering on the “BLUE” and it is the colleges and universities that have the crayon.
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