Spat over a terroristsa halts Conn. 9...

Spat over a terroristsa halts Conn. 9/11 memorial

There are 3 comments on the WHEC-TV Rochester story from Nov 7, 2009, titled Spat over a terroristsa halts Conn. 9/11 memorial. In it, WHEC-TV Rochester reports that:

HARTFORD, Conn. - A memorial to honor a Sept. 11 victim from a small northwestern Connecticut town has been halted by the unexpected conflict arising from his father's insistence it say his son was murdered by "Muslim terrorists." Town officials in Kent are balking, saying it would be inappropriate to single out a religious group in a project on ...

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Windsor, CT

#1 Nov 7, 2009
he sounds anti-semitic.

South Windsor, CT

#2 Nov 7, 2009
How about a simple "Arab Bastards"?

West Hartford, CT

#3 Nov 8, 2009
While it is true that they were Islamic, the 9/11 attacks were not against people of a certain religion. People of many faiths, including Islam, died in the WTC attack and at the Pentagon. Their plot was against America, not any religion. Because of this, I think it would be honest and gracious to refer to them as simply "terrorists", and leave religion out of it.

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