Hundreds Protest Islamic ‘Stand With the Prophet’ Conference in Texas

GarlandGARLAND, Texas — Hundreds protested on Saturday outside of a Muslim conference in Garland, Texas that was intended to combat American “Islamophobia.”

“Stand With the Prophet Against Terror and Hate” was held at the Curtis Culwell Center on Saturday and was reportedly a sold out event.

“Frustrated with Islamophobes defaming the prophet? Fuming over extremists like ISIS who give a bad name to Islam? Remember the Danish cartoons defaming the prophet? Or the anti-Islam film, ‘Innocence of Muslims’? These attacks are no accident,” the website for the event reads.

“Prophet Muhammad inspires love and devotion in the hearts of Muslims, peace be upon him; unfortunately, Islamophobes have turned him into an object of hate,” it continues. “Hate groups in the U.S. have invested at least $160 million dollars to attack our prophet and Islam. Isn’t it time we invested in defending our faith?”

Special speakers at the event included Imam Siraj Wahhaj, who according to the Washington Post was an “unindicted co-conspirator in the 1993 World Trade Center” bombing,” and Georgetown University professor John Esposito, founder of the university’s Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding.

“Stand With the Prophet” was to serve as a fundraising effort for a communications center meant to combat Islamophobia.

But hundreds of protesters from across the country showed up outside of the event, holding signs, waving flags and delivering speeches. Some stated that they were upset that the Garland Independent School District had allowed the group to use the building, as the district runs the Curtis Culwell Center.

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“I certainly don’t think you need people there who want to destroy this country,” one man told local television station WFAA.

The school district said that it couldn’t prohibit the building from being used for the event because that would be considered discrimination.

One of the local residents who protested outside of the event was Vietnam veteran Jeff Higgins, who lost both legs while serving in the Armed Forces. He told WND that he was concerned that “Islam was gaining a foothold in Garland.”

“This is my backyard,” Higgins stated. “We live under the American law, not Shariah law and I know that ultimately, that’s their goal, is to bring Shariah law to America. This is the first kind of, in-your-face attempt to do that. I know they’ll say this is about peace, but peace means submission to them.”

Tim Lee, who also is a Vietnam veteran, also told the publication that he feared what might become of the nation in light of the insurgency of Islam.

“America was built upon God and the word of God, not Allah, not Muhammad.” He said. “The Muslim religion is a religion of death. They kill people, innocent people, little children, chop heads off, and we are going to bring this to Garland, Texas?”

Others held signs such as “Get Islam out of our schools,” “No Allah in America” and “You are entering a Sharia-free zone.” One sign posted in the ground quoted from the words of Christ in John 14:6, “I am the way, the truth and the life; no one cometh unto the Father but by Me.”


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  • Fundisi

    The acts of violence of these extremists is no accident, the falsely called holy books of Islam are filled from cover to cover with calls for rape, torture, murder, theft, whatever is required to either force people to submit to allah or they are called to kill them. The say allah is a god of love, when did Mohammad, cursed be his name, die to pay for the sins of Muslims, while are most said to go to hell first to pay for their sins?

  • SteveN

    It’s defies reason how anyone could not see Islam for what it truly is, you can’t make this stuff up. It’s all cleverly orchestrated by the guiding hand of satan himself. It’s a supernatural deception.

  • Gail Petersen

    For allah to exist, then God, the great “I AM” cannot exist. Allah only exists in the imagination….the imagination of a mentally ill, psychopathical, narrcisitic, sociopath named Muhammad. He was no more than a human being and a sinner. Go to his grave and find his bones. The true Messiah, the true Son of God, the true God….CHRIST JESUS is alive and well with his bones intact. He is the Lord of Lords, King of Kings and the God and creator of all things past, present, and future. Including Muhammad who chose satan as his god.

    • Steven Corry

      You are fucking insane

      • Kathleen Marion

        I believe you must be looking in a mirror when you speak! She speaks truth and in the end EVERY KNEW WILL BOW AND EVERY TONGUE WILL CONFESS THAT JESUS CHRIST IS LORD ABOVE ALL! Even you, you little worm!

        • dark477

          Ah the kindness of christianity is rivaled only by the slaver.

  • Beach Actor

    It’s time for all Muslims convert to Christianity. The real God of the Bible. mohammed rejected Christianity 500 years after Christ. Christ was about peace and saving lives In loving the poor Muhammad is all about the righteousand wiping out all non believers. I’ve been to Christianity is by far the saving grace of all humanity. The broadcast air war is on and Muslims are converting all over Europe to Christianity. getting satellite broadcast into their homes with no interference from the outside. Look up Father Zakaria Botus on youtube

  • Beach Actor

    when all Muslims around the world can agree that all religions can live in peace and stop declaring jihad against the US Islamophobia will fade away

    • ppp777

      Your dreaming

    • boone1

      That will never happen America has been at war with Islam since her birth.

  • Owen King

    The only reason they have ‘stand with the prophet’ conferences is so they can cause tension, they don’t care about Muslims any more than they care about Christians.

  • dark477

    I don’t know why they bother. a muslin could singly handily prevent a terrorist attack and these rednecks would probably harass them for not stooping it fast enough.

  • mwhaar

    Islam is evil and America is a country founded on Christian principals.
    Islam is the door of the anti-Christian spirit to usher in the Anti-christ.

  • Jeffery Kinkead

    America the ungodly: http://youtu.be/Er5bvvHhSNg

    • anonymous

      so if your not christian, your screwed huh , well I believe if a religion makes you better as a person it can’t be bad ,

      CoExist

  • jcrosby35

    Be aware people. The majority of the muslims who come to America do not come to assimulate. They come to dominate. And when there are enough of them they will demand your change and if you fail to change the will either inslave you or kill you. Take the examples of what is happening in Europe, Africa and the UK.. Be aware our government is selling us out.

  • Bacchus

    The term “Islamophobia” was first introduced as a concept in
    a 1991 Runnymede Trust Report and defined as “unfounded hostility towards
    Muslims, and therefore fear or dislike of all or most Muslims.” The term was
    coined in the context of Muslims in the UK in particular and Europe in general,
    and formulated based on the more common “xenophobia” framework.
    The report pointed to prevailing attitudes that incorporate the following beliefs:

    All answers to this problem are provided from the Koran.

    1. Islam is monolithic and cannot adapt to new realities

    Answer .

    Those who ascribe a partner to Allah (like Christians do
    with Jesus and the Holy Spirit) will not be forgiven. They have “invented
    a tremendous sin.” 4:48, 4:116
    All non-Muslims will be rejected by Allah after they die. 3:85
    Muslims are the best people. Most Non-muslims are “evil-livers.” 3:110

    2. Islam does not share common values with other major faiths

    Answer.

    Kill disbelievers wherever you find them. If they attack you, then kill them. Such is the reward of disbelievers. (But if they desist in their unbelief, then don’t kill them.) 2:191-2

    Intermarriage is forbidden. 2:221

    You must believe everything Allah and his messengers tell you. Those who don’t are disbelievers and will face a painful doom. 4:150-151

    3. Islam as a religion is inferior to the West. It is archaic, barbaric, and irrational.

    Answer.

    This is true see above

    Jews and Christians believe in idols and false deities, yet they claim to be more rightly guided than Muslims. 4:51 ( This is a Muslim claim)

    Have no unbelieving friends. Kill the unbelievers wherever you find them. 4:89

    If the unbelievers do not offer you peace, kill them wherever you find them. Against such you are given clear warrant. 4:91

    Relent not in pursuit of the enemy. They have no hope from Allah. 4:104

    4. Islam is a religion of violence and supports terrorism.

    Answer

    War is ordained by Allah, and all Muslims must be willing to fight, whether they like it or not. 2:216

    We shall cast terror into the hearts of those who disbelieve. Their habitation is the Fire 3:151

    5. Islam is a violent political ideology.

    Answer.

    “He maketh none to share in His government.” Democracy is heresy. Allah shares his
    government with no one. 18:26

    Woe unto the disbelievers from the meeting of an awful Day.” Jesus was not the Son of
    God. Those who say he was (Christians) are going to hell. 19:35-37

    Whoever thinks that Allah will not give Muhammad victory should go hang himself. 22:15

    Don’t obey disbelievers. But rather fight against them. 25:52

    Never help disbelievers. 28:86

    Don’t obey disbelievers. 33:1

    Ignore Those who oppose Islam will be slain with a fierce slaughter. 33:60-61

    disbelievers and their poisonous talk. 33:48

    Those ascribe a partner to Allah (like the Christians) will be among the losers. 39:65

    Smite the necks of the disbelievers whenever you fight against them. Those who die fighting for Allah will be rewarded. 47:4

    Allah gave Muhammad the one true religion and sent him to conquer all other (false) religions. 61:9

    Quran permit Muslims to tell… “LIES”… for Deceptions.

    …. Qur’an (16:106) – Establishes that there are circumstances that can “compel” a Muslim to tell a lie.

    Qur’an (2:225) – “Allah will not call you to account for thoughtlessness in your oaths, but for the intention in your hearts

    Qur’an (66:2) – “Allah has already ordained for you, (O men), the dissolution of your
    oaths.

    Qur’an (3:54) – “And they (the disbelievers) schemed, and Allah schemed (against them): and Allah is the best of schemers.
    Please note that in he koran the word “schemed” should actually read “deceived”

    ….” Muslims will always want to defend Islam with lies , even Ahmed Deedat , Shabir Ally and Zakir Naik had admit that Muslims must use lies to defend their faith If Not Islam will collapse ,go to youtube you will see so many You tube videos by Imams and Muslim Scholars telling how to lies to defend Islam .

    Lying in Islam

    Watch this Video and see how Imam teach Muslims how to lie in Islam .

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_w2vE_DfsH4

    http://www.assimalhakeem.net/

    http://www.youtube.com/assimalhakeem/

    http://www.facebook.com/assim.alhakeem/

    http://twitter.com/Assimalhakeem/

  • RonPaulKicksAss

    The US government arms, trains, and funds ISIS. How else will they get backing to colonize the Middle East and murder brown folks?

  • Julia Burns

    http://www.biblestudytools.com/lexicons/hebrew/kjv/allah.html
    http://www.kingjamesbibleonline.org/Bible-Verses-About-Allah/
    http://www.najah.info/3.%20Aqidah/Tauhid/the%20name%20of%20God%20is%20Allah.htm
    http://mapmissions.org/pdf/Dr.%20Edgar%20Feghaly.pdf

    Gentleman and ladies please educate yourselves. The word Allah was used by Aramic Christians long before Islam came into being an actual religion. God only knows what is in our hearts. Though arguing over a “word” of who is right or wrong does not please God. Please start and ref 2 Tim 2:24. James 3:9-12, as well as other verse on the subject matter. Jesus is the word and the word is light and with God.. Do not lower yourself to other religious extremists in argument over words. Jesus probably spoke Aramic, or little Hebrew or even a little Greek which was common for the area he lived in during his life. Aramic is similar to modern Arabic.

  • Betty Taylor

    While the Jihadist terror attack on journalists in France made front page news worldwide, the tens-of-thousands of Christian victims of Islamic Jihad in Africa barely get a mention, even in Christian media. In less than 5 years, over 1,000 churches have been destroyed in Northern Nigeria and over 16,000 Christians murdered by Boko Haram Islamic terrorists.
    Read more at http://godfatherpolitics.com/19854/12-dead-france-world-marches-2000-dead-nigeria-world-silent/#D9hMhMlUaXwvMDxp.99

  • Howard Taylor

    http://www.aggressivechristianity.net We offer free Literature and DVD’s on This False Religion of Islam.

  • http://www.bibleversusconstitution.org/ Ted R. Weiland

    Praise God! However, I’ll bet not one of them identified the genesis for
    Islam’s proliferation in America today: Article 6’s Christian test ban for civil rulers and the First Amendment’s
    First Commandment-violating Free Exercise Clause.

    One of the
    most hotly debated subjects in the States’ ratifying conventions was
    that Article 6’s ban on Christian tests (and thereby Biblical
    qualifications) would open the door to non-Christians (including
    Muslims), not only proliferating, but ruling in America. Tragically, the
    polytheistic-promoting Masons and Enlightenment boys triumphed over
    Christian monotheism and we consequently find ourselves today being
    invaded and ruled by Muslims, etc.

    For more, see “Swallowing Camels… Pt. 8: Article 6’s Christian Test Ban and It’s Polytheistic Implications” at http://www.constitutionmythbusters.org/swallowing-camels-pt-8/, followed by “Swallowing Camels… Pt. 9: Amendment 1’s Government-Sanctioned Polytheism.

    • Gregory S. Gill

      Amen. You are very correct.

  • ppp777

    With all the rejection of God in the western world , and your wondering why islam is taking over .

  • Grace Kim Kwon

    Secularists and atheists should stop mocking other people’s serious religions. Secularism lacks even the basic manners. The West needs Christianity to be civil.

  • boone1

    These white and black people siding with these muslims should be made to go back with them to there own country and live with these sorry POS.

  • Truthhurts24

    This is apart of Islam mission Jihad to destroy by the way of peace and deception its right in the quran.

  • MEP1101

    BRING A HEARD OF PIGS WITH YOU !

  • antiliberalcryptonite

    An extreme muslim wants to chop your head off. A moderate muslim wants an extreme muslim to chop your head off. There is absolutely no difference.