Speak out against Burn a Koran Day and Hate-Filled Rhetoric around the "Ground Zero Mosque"
Messages of intolerance and discrimination are polluting our public discourse as we approach the anniversary of 9/11. The debate about the "Ground Zero Mosque" trivializes the real tragedy of 9/11 and uses it as an excuse for bigotry.
A small group in Florida is supporting a "Burn a Koran" event on September 11th—sponsored by a church, of all places. The Florida church has posted on their website "10 Reasons to Burn a Koran."
Human Rights First is working with an interfaith movement to affirm religious solidarity and tolerance. Unfortunately, the "Burn a Koran" day is still dominating the media coverage both at home and abroad.
Help us push back. Send us your top reason NOT to burn a Koran—we'll select the top 10 answers, post them on our website and online to make sure the other side is heard in this debate.