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    Re: University of Maryland cancels ĎAmerican Sniperí after Muslim students complain

    The Muslim students had a fit, and the University caved like a spineless little bitch. So typical.

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    Re: University of Maryland cancels ĎAmerican Sniperí after Muslim students complain

    Quote Originally Posted by Erod View Post
    The university feared an attack on campus. Period.
    If there was an attack over the movie, it would be ironic considering the reasons behind the whining of the Muslim students.

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    Re: University of Maryland cancels ĎAmerican Sniperí after Muslim students complain

    Quote Originally Posted by Visbek View Post
    Oh, you youngsters. I guess you weren't around when Last Temptation of Christ came out. Christians and conservatives all over the US had a collective snit, and didn't just protest against it, they openly tried to get it shut down -- without, of course, actually seeing the movie.

    I was in St Louis at the time, and the city's fire marshall shut down the theater where it was supposed to be shown. He made no pretense about his reasons, either.

    Same thing with numerous art exhibitions in the 90s -- e.g. Robert Mapplethorpe, Andres Serrano, David Wojnarowicz, Karen Finley, Chris Ofili come to mind.

    I for one find it mildly hilarious that you imagine that conservatives and Christians have never protested a movie, art exhibit, book, website, or any other cultural expression in an attempt to stifle its author(s).
    Christians currently aren't the ones going into newspaper HQs and gunning down editors over cartoons. In fact, show me when they have ever done such things over anything you listed (in other words, no abortion clinic references).

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    Re: University of Maryland cancels ĎAmerican Sniperí after Muslim students complain

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    HUH??? IT is Muslims who are murdering Christians! Do you genuinely not know this? Maybe this will help. List of Islamic Terror Attacks on Christians
    Yeah, I know you have your own definition of what terror is, but my country has been doing plenty of terrorizing of Muslim countries of late.
    Killing one person is murder, killing 100,000 is foreign policy

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    Re: University of Maryland cancels ĎAmerican Sniperí after Muslim students complain

    Quote Originally Posted by Grant View Post
    People peacefully protested, the movie was shown anyway and no one was killed or injured. What more is there to say?
    Muslims peacefully protested, do tell.
    Killing one person is murder, killing 100,000 is foreign policy

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    Re: University of Maryland cancels ĎAmerican Sniperí after Muslim students complain

    Quote Originally Posted by Montecresto View Post
    Yeah, I know you have your own definition of what terror is, but my country has been doing plenty of terrorizing of Muslim countries of late.
    Do you not yet understand that Muslims are deliberately targeting and murdering Christians? It's hard to believe this this news hasn't yet reached your local media.

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    Re: University of Maryland cancels ĎAmerican Sniperí after Muslim students complain

    Quote Originally Posted by Montecresto View Post
    Muslims peacefully protested, do tell.
    Can you spot any other difference? "The Last Temptation of Christ" was shown. American Sniper, protested only in a letter, was not shown. Do you not understand either why people are always concerned about Muslim protests? You really need to do some catching up.

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    Re: University of Maryland cancels ĎAmerican Sniperí after Muslim students complain

    Quote Originally Posted by Grant View Post
    Do you not yet understand that Muslims are deliberately targeting and murdering Christians? It's hard to believe this this news hasn't yet reached your local media.
    Yeah, we've got it.
    Killing one person is murder, killing 100,000 is foreign policy

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    Re: University of Maryland cancels ĎAmerican Sniperí after Muslim students complain

    Quote Originally Posted by Grant View Post
    Can you spot any other difference? "The Last Temptation of Christ" was shown. American Sniper, protested only in a letter, was not shown. Do you not understand either why people are always concerned about Muslim protests? You really need to do some catching up.
    No.......
    Killing one person is murder, killing 100,000 is foreign policy

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    Re: University of Maryland cancels ĎAmerican Sniperí after Muslim students complain

    Quote Originally Posted by wanderlust View Post
    The movie itself is not banned or illegal or anything like that though so you can't really make a connection towards a lost freedom or lost luxury. The university has the right to determine what activities occur on campus based on whatever reason they agree on. I don't think it's chipping away at our freedoms as much as it is just making concessions that probably didn't need to be made. The hype made both for and against the movie by overly passionate people I think contributed mostly to the movie being so controversial. Many people saw the movie as almost a religious experience that should be shown on repeat and other people saw it as a movie that glamorized war and emboldened negative passions towards Muslims, and so with that the movie became polarizing. I honestly just don't see it as anything other than that.
    Certainly they have a right to ban a movie, book, or speech but is that really the point?

    The Muslim Students Association said ďWe sincerely appreciate your commitment to exercising your freedom of speech to create an inclusive, just and safe campus communityĒ, suggesting it would be 'unsafe' if the movie were shown. Of course the movie was shown everywhere around the US and the millions who saw it were safe. The idea that it would it would be otherwise at the University of Maryland can only be viewed as a threat.

    You're reading too much into this. Don't be like those goofy Muslims.

    University of Maryland cancels

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