By Harvey Tobkes

Constitutional Rights:

Ground Zero Mosque Pictures, Images and Photos

Do we have right under Freedom of Speech to stand up, and as a prank, shout, “Fire!” in a crowded theater? Probably! But it is an abominable thing to do.

Do the adherents of Islam have the right under Freedom of Religion to build a Mosque close to 911 Ground Zero? Probably! But it is an abominable thing to do.

What if a group of Neo-Nazi sympathizers intended to build a museum commemorating the Hitler years and locate it outside the walls of Auschwitz? Probably legal, but it is an abominable thing to do.

If Muslims proceed with their ill-advised plan to construct their Mosque, something tells me the New York Unions and their construction worker members would NOT participate in such a project.

So…that ends that argument.

The Bill of Rights (added as an amendment to our Constitution prohibits Congress from making any law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof, guarantees free speech, free press.

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