Dallas Morning News: “Islam debate returns to Garland ISD’s Culwell Center with Muhammad art event”


As US Muslim Congressmen wage jihad against free speech and seek to ban Dutch MP Geert Wilders from our First Inaugural Muhammad Art Exhibit and Cartoon Contest, the media has taken up for the sharia speech oppressors.

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The Dallas  Morning News calls this an “Islam debate.” It’s a freedom debate. It’s a freedom of speech debate. It’s a sharia debate.

Dorothy Brooks, organizer of a May 7 “day of prayer” event in the city, compared Sunday’s event to yelling “fire” in a theater.

But Ms. Brooks, there is a fire.

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“Islam debate returns to Garland ISD’s Culwell Center with Muhammad art event”, By Ray Leszcynski, Dallas Morning News, April 27, 2015

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Hundreds protested the “Stand With the Prophet in Honor and Respect” event held at the Culwell Center in January.

For the second time this year, free speech and religious liberties are colliding at Garland ISD’s Curtis Culwell Center.

Opponents say the American Freedom Defense Initiative’s Muhammad Art Exhibit and Contest on Sunday will be an attack on Islam.

But its organizers, who booked the event after a controversial pro-Islamic event used the center in January, say they are simply exercising their right of expression.

The contest, which is offering a top prize of $10,000, has received about 350 entries depicting Muhammad. But caricatures of the Islamic prophet are considered offensive by many Muslims.

In January, a French newspaper that published such cartoons was attacked by terrorists and 12 people died.

As part of its contract with the district, the American Freedom Defense Initiative has paid $10,000 for extra security — nearly $50 for each of about 200 tickets that have been purchased so far. That cost doesn’t include private security the group is employing.

“It does speak to the world at large that we have to have this intense security around this art exhibit,” organizer Pamela Geller said in February. “That’s all it is … an art exhibit and a cartoon contest.”

Geller’s New York-based group booked the Curtis Culwell Center after it was the location for Sound Vision Foundation’s Stand With the Prophet in Honor and Respect event.

That pro-Islamic program drew hundreds of protesters in January.

Some critics complained that the school district should not have permitted the event, but officials said they were required to follow a nondiscriminatory leasing policy.

A new baseline

After Garland police offered assurances that adequate security could be provided, the district accepted the American Freedom Defense Initiative’s deposit for Sunday’s event.

In the past, large events such as graduations and athletic events at the Culwell Center have been staffed by off-duty Garland police. But the protest in January set a new baseline, police spokesman Joe Harn said.

“We went to work with GISD and set up a plan, outlined what we felt like needed to be done, along with things they had available and things they used in January,” he said. “The guys that will be out there will be off-duty officers, just like regularly. But we made suggestions to what we thought the security setup should be.”

Controlling entrances and exits, using barricades and establishing a media area were effective in January, he said.

The police do not see a need to issue a warning about the event at the center, which is near stores, hotels and Bush Turnpike, Harn said.

“If we felt there was any kind of security risk on the outside of that event, we would certainly let folks know and take what measures we needed to,” he said.

But some Garland residents raised concerns last week with the City Council about potential risks. Other worries are likely to be brought up at the school board’s meeting Tuesday.

“Do we want to be involved with this type of rhetoric?” Lena Griffin asked the council. “It is not an issue of free speech but clearly one of public safety.”

Dorothy Brooks, organizer of a May 7 day of prayer event in the city, compared Sunday’s event to yelling “fire” in a theater.

But Ms. Brooks, there is a fire.

“I understand that participants have a right to express themselves with cartoons, but I regret that this will be happening in our city,” she said.

But Mary Ehlenfeldt countered on behalf of members of her family who had served in the military.

“So some lady wants to be stupid and say, ‘I’m going to show everybody what hate is.’ That is what our Constitution says she has a right to do,” Ehlenfeldt told the council.

The Council on American-Islamic Relations does not plan to protest this weekend’s event.

“We are not paying any attention to this at all,” said Ibrahim Hooper, CAIR spokesman. “The thing [Geller] hates most is being ignored.”

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