Drawing Muhammad: Blasphemy in the Service of Freedom

Winning Entry: Muhammad Art Exhibit and Contest

Free speech under attack: For some Muslims, the act of depicting Muhammad is a crime punishable by death.Last night two men were shot dead while trying to kill others because they were offended by the idea of someone drawing a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammed.Last January Islamic terrorists stormed the Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo, a weekly satirical magazine known for lampooning radical Islam and the Prophet Muhammad, killing at least 12 people.Last February there was a deadly … [Read more...]

Draw Muhammad Free Speech Event Ends in Gunfire and Death


Religion of peace is offended by the First Amendment: Two gunmen killed at the "Muhammad Art Exhibit and Contest," a free speech event being held in Texas Sunday night.Two armed men who opened fire outside an art exhibit and cartoon contest featuring the Prophet Muhammad taking place in a Dallas suburb were shot dead by police Sunday night, authorities said.The men were killed after opening fire on a security guard outside the art exhibit featuring depictions of the Muslim prophet … [Read more...]

Religious Freedom law protects U.S. Muslims right to join Islamic State

Flag of the Islamic State

Unintended consequences: Attorneys argue the Religious Freedom Restoration Act should protect U.S. Muslims motivated to join the Islamic State because of their sincerely held religious beliefs.Lawyers for suspected homegrown Islamic terrorists wanting to join the Islamic State are arguing charges should be dropped because the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) protects the sincerely held religious beliefs of the Islamic State sympathizers.In particular, attorneys for a Chicago-area … [Read more...]

Death by drowning: Muslim migrants throw 12 Christians overboard

That’s not Christian love, that’s the Religion of Peace: Muslim migrants toss 12 Christians overboard while crossing the Mediterranean from Libya to Italy.Multiple media reports indicate a group of Muslim migrants from the Ivory Coast, Mali and Senegal attacked a small number of Christians from Nigeria and Ghana, throwing a dozen people overboard while crossing the Mediterranean on a large rubber boat.12 Christians are presumed dead by drowning.A statement from the Italian police said … [Read more...]

Iranian cleric: Father’s fantasies during intercourse causes homosexuality

A father’s sexual fantasies will make his kids gay? A prominent Iranian cleric teaches that men who fantasize about other women while impregnating their wife will cause their children to be homosexual.The Ayatollah Hossein Dehnavi is a television star and celebrity in Iran, where he offers advice on family and sexual matters. The Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) regularly airs Dehnavi pontificating on marriage, sex, child rearing, and pregnancy, while many Iranians line up and p … [Read more...]

Islamic State releases Yazidi sex slaves, including pregnant 9-year-old

The Islamic State has released over 200 abused Yazidis, many of whom were held as sex slaves, including a pregnant 9-year old girl.Earlier this week, more than 200 Yazidi women, children and elderly were released near Kirkuk, in Northern Iraq, after being taken by Islamic State militants last June.Many of the females were held as sex slaves, awarded to Islamic State fighters in accord with sharia law as interpreted by the Islamic State.One such victim is a nine-year-old girl who is … [Read more...]

Ayaan Hirsi Ali advocates for Muslim LGBT at American Atheists Convention

Ayaan Hirsi Ali at American Atheists Convention (screen grab)

Giving voice to the voiceless: Ayaan Hirsi Ali makes a passionate plea for LGBT people faced with discrimination, abuse and death in the Muslim world.Ayaan Hirsi Ali was the keynote speaker at the American Atheists Convention this weekend, and she used her platform to offer an eloquent plea on behalf of LGBT people living in Muslim dominated countries, while also pointing out the obvious truth that Islam is a greater global threat than Christianity in the current geopolitical … [Read more...]

Muslim militants massacre Christians at Kenyan university

Shouting “this will be a good Easter holiday for us” Muslim militants stormed a university in Kenya on Thursday, killing nearly 150 students, allowing fellow Muslims to live while slaughtering Christians and other non-Muslims.In the attack, a small group of militants went from dorm to dorm, separating Christian from Muslim students and killing the Christians, Kenyan authorities said.The militants burst into the university before dawn Thursday, shooting students and taking hostages during … [Read more...]