Video Bar

Loading...

Monday, August 23, 2010

Anti-'Ground Zero mosque' protesters descend on downtown Park51 site, Bikers from America’s 9/11 Foundation and the the Coalition to Honor Ground Zero make up today's protesters.

Mosque hysteria reached fevered pitch Sunday as angry protesters opposed to building an Islamic center near Ground Zero squared off with supporters of the project.

In mostly peaceful counter-demonstrations, hundreds braved the rain in Lower Manhattan to voice their position on the contentious project that has spiralled into a national political issue.


"It's very insensitive to the families," said retired firefighter Tim Brown who escaped the collapse of the Twin Towers. "This is not about religious freedom."  "All we are saying is don't build this mosque here at Ground Zero on our cemetery."  more from this source........

DATE: Sunday morning, August 22, 2010 NYC.
BACKGROUND: On August 19-22, 2010, America’s 9/11 Foundation, an organization that first coalesced eight weeks after the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States, will conduct its ninth trek for motorcyclists to the three 9/11 crash sites, atShanksville, PA, the Pentagon and the World Trade Center site in New York City.(http://www.americas911ride.org/) .

SUNDAY MORNING EVENTS AT GROUND ZERO: On Sunday morning, at 8:30 a.m. a flag line and memorial at Ground Zero will gather at Ground Zero to greet the arriving Memorial Ride. Following the flag line, which will be joined by members of the Coalition to Honor Ground Zero, the Coalition will invite all patriots to move to the site of the controversial proposed mosque for a major rally to begin at approximately 10:30a.m. on sunday 8/22/2010, see their website http://stopthe911mosque.com/about-2/

WHO: Motorcyclists from across America; the Coalition to Honor Ground Zero; Blue Collar Corner; The Bravest; 9/11 Families for a Safe and Strong America; Women United International (http://womenunitedcodered.org/ ); ACT Manhattan; and many other organizations and leaders to be announced, as well as local residents living in the Ground Zero area. The Coalition to Honor Ground Zero is calling upon all patriots to show support for the missions of America’s 9/11 Foundation and of the Patriot Guard Riders, by joining the flag-line at Ground Zero in the morning. Further information about participating organizations and speakers will be released later this week.

 
Many of the participants in the Memorial Ride are members of the Patriot Guard Riders (http://www.pgrny1.org/ ) and other military and first responder support groups, who will be forming the flag line starting at Ground Zero at 8:30AM for the Ride’s concluding ceremonies. The Patriot Guard Riders (nearly 200,000 strong nation-wide) ride escort and stand flag lines in honor of and respect for those who have given their all in service to America.

Please spread the word and post on your website. To add your name or organization as a supporter of this effort, please write to stop911mosque@gmail.com.
PLEASE VISIT Coalition to Honor Ground Zero
http://stop911mosque.com/

Americans for a Safe Israel
1751 Second Ave, New York, NY 10128
Tel: 212-828-2424; Fax: 212-828-1717; afsi@rcn.com ; http://www.afsi.org/
Contact: Helen Freedman, Executive Director