U.S. Mounting Effort To Counter Limits on Speech Critical of Islam

By Marc Perelman, The Jewish Daily Foward

…a new “coalition to defend free speech” was launched October 2 in Washington. It comprises the American Jewish Congress and the International Quranic Center; conservative groups such as Freedom House, American Values, the Becket Fund and The Rutherford Institute, and such liberal figures as former Clinton administration senior official Morton Halperin and prominent lawyer Floyd Abrams, who will be the coalition’s honorary chair.

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