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It's called free speech, Proud Muslim

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Submitted by Roger Hemelstrand (United States), Feb 24, 2006 at 07:46

What this "Proud Muslim" does not understand, is that the practice of free speech is common in most Western countries. It is uncommon, however in all Arab (Muslim) countries. Disrespect, although painful and irritating at times, comes with free speech. We also practice freedom of religion in the United States, another freedom not available in Muslim countries.Islam
may be a fast growing religion today, but if rioting/murder/mayhem is the result of defending the name of Allah, the prophet, due to a simple cartoon being published, then one must wonder where the "peace and love" is in that religion.
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