Pa. Lawmaker Demands Punishment For Professor Who Defended Killing Blasphemers

A Pennsylvania state senator wants Lincoln University to discipline a tenured English professor whodefended killing those who blaspheme the Muslim Prophet Muhammad.

The professor, Kaukab Siddique, also made numerous statements in an online newsletter and on Facebook rationalizing the actions of the Islamic State, Hamas and al-Qaida.

Sen. Anthony Williams wrote a letter Aug. 17 to Lincoln University’s president afterseeing comments by Siddique in the Aug. 10 Philadelphia Inquirer and in other national publications.