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January 20, 2015 at 4:34 PM

Middle East: State-sponsored intolerance is occurring

What is wrong with Islamic societies today is epitomized by this statement: “When a person comes out and promotes his heresy, promotes his debauchery and justifies his apostasy on the basis that Islam is not good … the judiciary will get him.” [“Is Muslim violence product of theology or Arab states?” Nation &…

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January 16, 2015 at 4:52 PM

Charlie Hebdo attack: We cannot appease those who restrict speech

Frank Mitchell’s letter to the editor “We are learning the consequences of the excesses of free speech” [Northwest Voices, Jan. 12] suggests that the the victims at Charlie Hebdo were responsible for their own deaths because of “excesses of freedom of speech.” Beyond slander or yelling fire in a crowded theater, I was unaware…

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January 8, 2015 at 5:22 PM

Charlie Hebdo attack: I believe that Islam champions freedom of speech

I condemn the cowardly and evil attack on the office of Charlie Hebdo in Paris by some who call themselves Muslims [“Cartoonists, economist among the dead in Paris terror attack,” Nation & World, Jan. 8]. I would like to pass on my condolences to the family of editor Stéphane Charbonnier’s and to the…

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