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White House Apologizes For Quran Burning
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The White House is apologizing for the burning of Muslim holy books in a pile of garbage at a U.S. military base in Afghanistan. Press secretary Jay Carney says it’s a “deeply unfortunate incident” and doesn’t reflect the respect the U.S. military has for the religious practices of the Afghan people.




Terry Jones 2012: Pastor Who Burned Quran Running For President
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Remember Terry Jones, the mustachioed clown of a pastor who created a furor over burning copies of the Quran? Mr. Jones has decided to throw his hat into the ring and run for President of the United States.




Koran-Burning Preacher Terry Jones Briefly Jailed In Michigan
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A militant Christian preacher was jailed briefly Friday after a Michigan court ruled that a protest he planned outside a mosque was likely to provoke violence and ordered him to stay away.




Terry Jones: Holy Hand Grenade Outreach Center
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By Cathleen Falsani

(RNS) The website of the Dove World Outreach Center describes the tiny church in Gainesville, Fla., as “a New Testament church based on the Bible, the Word of God.”




Terry Jones, Dove World Outreach Center Pastor, Defends Quran Burning On ‘Hardball’ (VIDEO)
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Terry Jones, pastor of the Dove World Outreach Center, appeared on “Hardball” Thursday (Aug. 26) to defend his church’s decision to burn copies of the Quran on Sept. 11.




Dr. David Liepert: Muslims, the Quran and the Importance of Understanding Symbols of Faith
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How much of the apparent conflict between Muslim and Western values is real, and how much of it is either imagined by the misinformed, or contrived by posturing pundits?




6 Men Arrested In Suspected Quran Burning In UK
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LONDON — British police say they have arrested six men on suspicion of stirring racial hatred after they posted a video on the Internet in which they appear to burn two Qurans on Sept. 11.




‘Dude, you have no Koran’
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Repent Amarillo is one of those typical wacko militia American groups, referring to itself as the “Army of God” and with a promotional material modeled on army recruiting pamphlets. Everyone is a target: gays, Muslims, liberal Christians, environmentalists, breast cancer events that do not highlight abortion, Halloween, “spring break events” and pornography shops.




France 24: Ahmed Rehab and panel talk about Qur’an burning and Islamophobia in America
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Ahmed Rehab talks to France 24’s Mark Owen and various panelists about the proposed Qur’an burning. They also discuss the state of Islamophobia in America.




Michael B. Keegan: Forget the Pastor: Let’s Talk About the Extremists to Worry About
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Yesterday, the extremist pastor of a tiny fringe group in Florida announced that he would cancel what had already become a wildly offensive but also wildly successful publicity stunt involving burning copies of the Koran.