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    Two Shot at Muhammad Art Exhibit [W:439, 529, 978, 1489]

    Two shot dead outside Muhammad Art Exhibit in Garland

    This was at a facility in Garland, Texas, near Dallas.

    I gather this was an exhibit of artwork that depicts Muhammad, a la Charlie Hebdo, in defiance of radical Muslims and in affirmation of freedom of speech.

    Two guys drove up armed with guns and explosives, opened fire, and were killed straight away by return fire.

    It's a bad idea to go gunning for any group of Texans without a lot of firepower.

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    Re: Two Shot at Muhammad Art Exhibit in Texas

    Quote Originally Posted by LowDown View Post
    Two shot dead outside Muhammad Art Exhibit in Garland

    This was at a facility in Garland, Texas, near Dallas.

    I gather this was an exhibit of artwork that depicts Muhammad, a la Charlie Hebdo, in defiance of radical Muslims and in affirmation of freedom of speech.

    Two guys drove up armed with guns and explosives, opened fire, and were killed straight away by return fire.

    It's a bad idea to go gunning for any group of Texans without a lot of firepower.
    Sounds like it was a Pamela Geller event

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    Re: Two Shot at Muhammad Art Exhibit in Texas

    Quote Originally Posted by LowDown View Post
    Two shot dead outside Muhammad Art Exhibit in Garland

    This was at a facility in Garland, Texas, near Dallas.

    I gather this was an exhibit of artwork that depicts Muhammad, a la Charlie Hebdo, in defiance of radical Muslims and in affirmation of freedom of speech.

    Two guys drove up armed with guns and explosives, opened fire, and were killed straight away by return fire.

    It's a bad idea to go gunning for any group of Texans without a lot of firepower.
    The article doesn't say they were killed straight away at all, it says they've cordoned off the Walmart looking for him, I think. It's very poorly written.
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    Re: Two Shot at Muhammad Art Exhibit in Texas

    Quote Originally Posted by Summerwind View Post
    The article doesn't say they were killed straight away at all, it says they've cordoned off the Walmart looking for him, I think. It's very poorly written.
    Two men were killed right off. SWAT teams then went on to look for other conspirators and cordoned off the area in the process, which is what you are referring to.

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    Re: Two Shot at Muhammad Art Exhibit in Texas

    Quote Originally Posted by LowDown View Post
    Two men were killed right off. SWAT teams then went on to look for other conspirators and cordoned off the area in the process, which is what you are referring to.
    It doesn't say that in the article, but it's a very poorly written article. It also doesn't indicate that the were Muslims trying to make a point about the Muhammad exhibit. I'll wait for some decent reporting before I go jumping to conclusions.
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    Re: Shooting at Muhammad Art Exhibit in Texas

    If you look at the shooting and your first impulse is to criticize free speech, you are a HUGE part of what is wrong with America.

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    Re: Two Shot at Muhammad Art Exhibit in Texas

    Quote Originally Posted by Summerwind View Post
    It doesn't say that in the article, but it's a very poorly written article. It also doesn't indicate that the were Muslims trying to make a point about the Muhammad exhibit. I'll wait for some decent reporting before I go jumping to conclusions.
    Nobody has claimed that the perps were Muslims

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    Re: Shooting at Muhammad Art Exhibit in Texas

    Quote Originally Posted by JoeTrumps View Post
    If you look at the shooting and your first impulse is to criticize free speech, you are a HUGE part of what is wrong with America.
    The pair were gunned down after shooting a security guard in the leg outside the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, Texas, during a 'family event' where caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad were being displayed.

    Read more: Two gunmen 'carrying explosives' attack anti-Muslim art contest in Texas: Suspects dead and cop wounded at 'draw Muhammad' event that offered $10k prize | Daily Mail Online
    I'm not American. My first impulse is to be thankful that the casualties were minimal and that I'm glad the idiots who turned up butt hurt can do no further damage. My second is to be grateful that I live in a Country where a "family day" would involve barbecues, outdoor cricket and other fun activities for the children. I certainly wouldn't be encouraging a member of my family to attend an event with me that offered a $10,000 prize for the best caricature of any religous figure.

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