Published On: Tue, May 12th, 2015

Why Pamela Geller is a hate-monger to critics, a free-speech hero to fans

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On the ninth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, Pamela Geller stood before thousands of people crowding a street near ground zero and chanted “No mosque here!”

Geller, addressing New York’s mayor at the time, Michael R. Bloomberg, demanded to know why he was not blocking the planned opening of an Islamic center near the site of the former World Trade Center. “I want to ask Mr. Bloomberg, ” she bellowed into a microphone, “tell us, please, do you sleep well?”

Geller lost that battle, but she catapulted her American Freedom Defense Initiative into the public eye and into the crosshairs of enemies, who on Sunday attacked an AFDI event in Texas dedicated to lampooning the prophet Muhammad…  [READ MORE]

By TINA SUSMAN

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