‘No More Mosque!’: Protesters Rally Against Park51 Islamic Center

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1||September 11, 2010: Thousands of anti-mosque protesters flock to lower Manhattan for a rally opposing Park51, a planned Islamic cultural center a few blocks from the former site of the World Trade Center. Hundreds of mosque supporters stage a counter demonstration, too.||Photo by Jens Schott Knudsen&&

2||Pamela Geller, blogger for AtlasShrugs, hosted the rally. ||Photo by Jens Schott Knudsen&&

3||Former U.S. Ambassador John Bolton said in his video message that Park51 is a “strange enterprise” that basically is telling the American people, “we’re going to increase religious tolerance and understanding whether you like it or not.”||Photo by Jens Schott Knudsen&&

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5||”To those who wish to impose the legal system of sharia on the rest of us,” Dutch Parliamentarian Geert Wilders told the crowd, “America, New York and sharia are incompatible.” ||Photo by Jens Schott Knudsen&&

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14|Mary Shingler of Lewistown, Pennsylvania.||Newscom/UPI/Monika Graff&&

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16||Hundreds of pro-mosque demonstrators rallied in New York, too.||Newscom/UPI/Monika Graff&&

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20||Lance Cory, who described himself as a “militant progressive liberal’ who voted for Obama, and who “cannot tolerate intolerance.” But, he said, “I don’t think this is discrimination against Muslims. It’s discrimination against Islam.”||Photo by Jens Schott Knudsen&&

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