Free speech under fire

Source: Los Angeles Times

Author: Jonathan Turley

The recent exchange between an atheist and a judge in a small courtroom in rural Pennsylvania could have come out of a Dickens novel.

Magisterial District Judge Mark Martin was hearing a case in which an irate Muslim stood accused of attacking an atheist, Ernest Perce, because he was wearing a “Zombie Mohammed” costume on Halloween.

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2 Comments on “Free speech under fire”

  1. Atif Mir
    March 10, 2012 at 7:23 am #

    Here is an article that takes the opposite position:

  2. anwar
    March 11, 2012 at 12:34 am #

    The issue is not free speech. The Muslim was accused of “attacking the Atheist”. Muslim took the law in his own hand. That is against Islamic as well as US law.
    Case closed.

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