Thursday, April 22, 2010

Muslim Group Threatens To Shank South Park

South Park

An Islamic group, called, threatened the makers of the television cartoon, South Park, with Jihad, over a depiction of Muhammad in last week's episode of the show. "South Park" is produced by Matt Parker and Trey Stone, who are Jewish.

The group stated on its website that has now been yanked, "We have to warn Matt and Trey that what they are doing is stupid and they will probably wind up like Theo Van Gogh for airing this show. This is not a threat, but a warning of the reality of what will likely happen to them."

Matt Parker and Trey Stone

Uh, that was a threat. Theo Van Gogh was stabbed and shot to death on the streets of Amsterdam, over an unflattering portrayal of Muhammad in a film. In short, Parker and Stone need to beef up security.

Stone and Parker are entitled to Free Speech under the U.S. Constitution. Sadly, it will not protect them from those that believe murder is their right if one offends their religion.

Muslim group warns 'South Park' creators of death

By DAVID BAUDER (AP) – 1 hour ago - NEW YORK — A radical Muslim group has warned the creators of "South Park" that they could face violent retribution for depicting the prophet Muhammad in a bear suit during last week's episode.

The website has since been taken down, but a cached version shows the message to "South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone. The article's author, Abu Talhah Al-Amrikee, said the men "outright insulted" the religious leader...