Why is the Obama Administration Giving the OIC a Say in Our Right to Free Speech?
The Legal Project ^ | 12-10-11 | Ann Snyder
Posted on Monday, December 12, 2011 7:06:06 PM by bayouranger
Starting on December 12th in Washington, DC, a meeting is being held that jeopardizes freedom of speech as we currently understand it in the United States. The Obama Administration has invited the 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation (“OIC,” formerly, The Organization of the Islamic Conference) to a meeting of “experts” to discuss the implementation of a UN resolution ostensibly targeting “religious intolerance.” Now, even if by combating “religious intolerance” the resolution were just targeting actual violations of freedom of religion (READ: violating rights, not hurting feelings), it still should raise a few eyebrows that the OIC is behind the resolution and was invited as a partner to these meetings. The Jeddah-based OIC includes as its members such “champions” of human rights and religious freedom and tolerance as Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Pakistan, and Iran.
But the catch is that the resolution isn’t about protecting freedom of religion. It is about limiting freedom of speech and…..
- Obama Administration Welcoming Islamic Group to Washington for Discussion on ‘Tolerance’ (counterjihadreport.com)
- Pamela Geller, American Thinker: A Shameful State Department Initiative (atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com)
- Obama’s War on Free Speech: Partnering with the OIC Caliphate on “Religious Tolerance” (counterjihadreport.com)
- US, Muslim governments address religious tolerance (seattletimes.nwsource.com)