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  • Gainesville minister: Quran burning canceled; ground zero mosque will move

    09/09/2010 1:43:30 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 226 replies · 3+ views
    The Tampa Tribune / The Associated Press ^ | September 9, 2010 | Ray Reyes and The Associated Press
    GAINESVILLE - FBI agents visited today with a minister of a small Florida church that plans to burn the Quran on Sept. 11, as public safety became a paramount concern and President Barack Obama added his voice to the chorus of opposition. Elsewhere, hundreds of angry Afghans burned an American flag and chanted "Death to the Christians" to protest the planned burning of Islam's holiest text. Obama urged the Rev. Terry Jones to "listen to those better angels" and call off his plan.(continued)