Images of Muhammad and a Texas cartoon show’s sketchy purpose

AFDI is recognized as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, which tracks the activities of Pamela Gellerorganized extremists and domestic terrorists across America. And not the shooters, a couple of would-be assassins about whom little is yet known…

Tensions were running high. Georgetown University religion professor John Esposito, who spoke at the Stand With the Prophet meeting, described the event to the Dallas Morning News as part of a nationwide series to discuss terrorism, hate speech and anti-Islam fears.
“I go to Muslim countries, and I speak all over the United States,” he told the newspaper. “What’s interesting to me is that this is the first time that I’ve been in a situation that I’ve come to speak and I’ve seen this level of hate.”…..more