The event was sparked by past violent responses to depictions of the prophet and the recent anti-Islam movie, [CASH co-chair Christopher] Nolting said.
“Everyone has the right to be offended, but you can’t go out and act violently in some way,” he said. “You shouldn’t fear for your life just from a drawing.”
By Friday morning the drawings were defaced or completely erased by people who found the depictions offensive.
“It’s almost like they were doing this to provoke us,” said mathematics junior Azhar Abdusebur, president of the group. “Giving them a reaction was what they wanted, so we chose to ignore the whole situation.”
YES! That’s the right response! Ignore the drawings and move on.
The whole notion of drawing Muhammad starting because a group of Muslim radicals killed or issued death threats against people who did it. And far too many moderates responded by blaming the artists.
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