Skip to comments.Pamela Geller named Woman of the Year (by WND)
Posted on 12/31/2015 3:19:42 AM PST by RoosterRedux
Backing down is not in Pamela Geller's lexicon.
In May 2015, Geller hosted an art exhibit and drawing contest featuring images of the Muslim prophet Muhammad. Her aim was to stand up for free speech by showing that Muslims could not intimidate non-Muslim Americans into following Shariah blasphemy laws, which prohibit any depictions of Muhammad.
Two gunmen showed up at the Garland, Texas, event and started shooting, injuring a security officer before being killed by police.
Frightened into silence? Not Geller.
A month later, she launched a new billboard-ad campaign featuring the winning drawing from the Muhammad art contest. The billboards, which read "Support Free Speech," went up in hundreds of locations around the country.
It is that fearlessness in the face of terror that led WND to name Pamela Geller the 2015 Woman of the Year.
"By sheer force of personality, tenacity and focused relentlessness, Pam Geller proved in 2015 that one woman could make a difference in the world even while fighting in an environment of seemingly insurmountable hostility and political correctness against what she correctly views as the Islamization of America," said WND Editor and CEO Joseph Farah. "If you look up the word 'courage' in the dictionary, there ought to be a picture of Geller next to the definition."
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Agreed. She’s a brave woman. So it Brigitte Gabriel.
Good for her! She deserves the recognition!
Pamela, thank you for your voice. Allow no one silence you.
Good for her.
She’s a smart, brave woman.
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