. . . The church called for repeating its “Everybody Burn Quran Day” it celebrates “in remembrance of the fallen victims of 9/11 and to stand against the evil of Islam.”
The church, which also launched several campaigns against homosexuality and abortion, stirred much controversy last year after distributing T-shirts that read, “Islam is of the Devil.”
Church leader Dr. Terry Jones published a book under the same title and posted outside the church a poster conveying the same message.
Several Facebook groups were formed to counter the campaign like “In Protest of International Burn a Koran Day” and “Against Everybody Burn Quran Day.”
The Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) issued a statement asking Muslims to invite friends and distribute copies of the Quran. (More)