“…Why do you give Islam a free pass?…” -Richard Dawkins
[Gospel Herald] Famed atheist Richard Dawkins has asked why it’s “fine to criticize Christianity but not Islam” after a California radio station dropped him from speaking and accused him of “abusive speech” against the Muslim community. (Photo: Richard Dawkins/Reuters /via Gospel Herald)
Leah Marieann Klett : Jul 26, 2017 : Gospel Herald
“I am known as a frequent critic of Christianity and have never been de-platformed for that,” Dawkins wrote in an open letter he shared on his website. “Why do you give Islam a free pass? Why is it fine to criticize Christianity but not Islam?”
Dawkins, author of The Selfish Gene, was lined up to speak about his memoir A Brief Candle in the Dark at an event hosted by Berkeley’s KPFA Radio in August.
However, on Thursday, KPFA informed ticket buyers that the event had been cancelled because the famed evolutionary biologist “offended and hurt” the Muslim community with his “abusive comments” against Islam…
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