English
Sunday 16th of June 2019
  219
  0
  0

Notorious Islamophobe Terry Jones opens french-fry stand in Florida

Notorious Islamophobe Terry Jones opens french-fry stand in Florida

The infamous American pastor who sparked outrage in the Muslim world for burning several copies of the Qur'an says he does not believe that burning the holy book is "radical."

Jones, 63, who repeatedly burned copies of the Qur'an on the anniversaries of the 9/11 attacks since 2001, now has opened a french-fry stand in a Florida mall.

"Burning the Qur'an, that's not radical," Jones told The Washington Post. "I can understand if you don't agree with so-called burning someone's holy book. But I don't know how you can agree with Sharia."

The mall manager, Robert Tackett who said he was not aware of Jones' past, said he had no problem with the pastor operating his business.

Local police also assured the public that there was no security threat to the mall due to Jones' presence.

"We're aware of Mr. Jones being in Manatee County, but were not aware of his restaurant in the mall you mentioned," said Dave Bristow from the local sheriff's office.

In 2013, the controversial pastor had planned to burn 2,998 copies of the Qur'an in the Florida town of Mulberry on Sept. 11. However, he was arrested before he could carry out his plan.

The pastor received hundreds of threats and his actions sparked massive protests around the world. He later received calls from then Defense Secretary Robert Gates and General David Petraeus, who told him his actions were endangering the lives of US military personnel.

"They never once told me, ‘Don't do it because it's not true,' " Jones said about the calls.

The pastor was also featured on a "hit list" in an al-Qaeda magazine in 2013.

"We're not fearful, and we're not going to run and hide," Jones said, adding that "If they come, we're going to try to get them before they get us."

 


source : www.abna.ir
  219
  0
  0
امتیاز شما به این مطلب ؟

latest article

      Thousands of pilgrims celebrating Eid al-Ghadir at Imam Ali's Holy Shrine
      Imam Reza’s (A.S.) Holy Shrine, fascinating to tourists
      Houthi leader hails defeat of Saudi, allies on Yemen’s west coast
      Professor Hussein Ansarain's advice to the youths who are on the verge of getting married
      Afghan special forces sent to fight off Taliban in Ghazni
      Bahraini detainee denied communication with outside world for over a week
      Imam Khamenei: There will be no war, nor will we negotiate with U.S.
      Professor Hussein Ansarian: behavior in relationship
      Professor Hussein Ansarian: The good wives will bring up good children.
      Professor Hussein Ansarian: do good to your parents even if they are pagan and infidel

 
user comment