[...] the 58-year-old minister proclaimed in July that he would stage "International Burn a Quran Day". Supporters have been mailing copies of the Islamic holy text to his Dove World Outreach Center to be incinerated in a bonfire that evening [September 11, 2010].And also:
The church's senior pastor, Terry Jones, has said he is "exposing Islam for what it is". "It is a violent and oppressive religion that is trying to masquerade itself as a religion of peace, seeking to deceive our society," the church said. "Islam is a lie based upon lies and deceptions and fear.
Now that pastor Terry Jones has launched this original form of protest, the next logical step would be for feminists, gay, lesbian & trans folks, Jews, and all those heretics and heathens still persecuted by fundamentalist evangelical christians to schedule a public bible-burning event.
The contentious question might be: December 25th or March 25th? It's not that we hold a grudge against Jesus, since he's not responsible for the rabid, zealous, hate-spewing followers that Paul of Damascus set on the rightwingwrong path.
It's simply that Gawd, in his infinite wisdom, neglected to record Adam's birthday.
Strangely enough, Sarah Palin has been quiet about pastor Jones' plans. Perhaps she doesn't like having someone else steal her