On the 16th anniversary of the worst attack in history on American soil — an attack carried out in the cause of Islam, and unlike Pearl Harbor, an attack on civilians — the cowards at one of America’s leading financial institutions demanded that the billboards for our new movie on the bloody Islamic jihad against the freedom of speech be taken down.
Commentary Magazine has devoted their July-August edition to an issue-length symposium in which many prominent writers, activists and thinkers were asked to respond to the question, “Is free speech under threat in the United States?” I was asked to contribute. The following is an excerpt from my piece on COMMENTARY’s symposium on the threat to free speech:
Sharia law in Idaho. The three Muslim refugee boys who plead guilty in the heinous sexual attack of a five-year-old girl in Idaho were sentenced yesterday. No jail time. The judge barred everyone in the courtroom, including the victim’s own parents, from speaking about the case and threatened anyone with serious consequences if they violated his edict. Unheard of. I have the story.