09 Jun '12, 9pm

Quran-Burning Pastor Hangs Obama in Effigy | Care2 Causes

Quran-Burning Pastor Hangs Obama in Effigy | Care2 Causes

Terry Jones , the Florida pastor who’s drawn criticism and death threats for his highly-publicized public burnings of the Quran , has erected a gallows on the lawn of his church with a hanged effigy of President Barack Obama. Jones claims the display is a response to Obama’s support of same-sex marriage , his stance on abortion, and his “appeasing of radical Islam.” When asked if he had any concerns about the message he was sending in “lynching” a black President, Jones told The Pulp : “We are not looking at him as a black man. He is not black; he is not white; he is the president of the United States,” he said. “And the noose, of course, was to represent the death of his presidency and political career. Not at all to represent his race… His race has absolutely nothing to do with it.” He also insists the display is not a death threat, but says he understands why the FBI ha...

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