Most people don’t realize how much the freedom of speech has already been eroded. It is already taken for granted by all too many people that one must not criticize Islam, or Muhammad, or the Qur’an.
Many people have internalized Sharia blasphemy norms. The wholesale condemnation of Pamela Geller, by people on the Right as well as the Left, after the jihad attack at our free speech event in Garland, Texas in May 2015 shows that far too many people do not understand the importance of the freedom of speech, and don’t have any interest in defending or preserving it.
This is the subject of our new American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) documentary film, Can’t We Talk About This? The Islamic Jihad Against Free Speech. Can’t We Talk About This? tells the whole horrifying story of how advanced the Islamic war on free speech is, and how close leftist and Islamic authoritarians are to final victory and the death of the freedom of speech and free society.
I helped write the film. AFDI President Pamela Geller, who produced it, explained in a statement: “In this film, we’re setting the record straight about our Garland free speech event, at which we were not only targeted by Islamic jihadis but apparently by the FBI as well. But we’re doing much more as well: we’re telling the whole, as-yet-untold truth about the war on free speech.”…