University of Missouri students burn ISIS flag while Muslim students opt out

University of Missouri students burn ISIS flag while Muslim students opt out

University of Missouri students held a protest against ISIS. Close to 200 people showed up to watch the group burn a homemade ISIS flag…

University of Missouri students burn ISIS flag while Muslim students opt out

“While they preach death to America, it is not here on the shores of our great nation that their actions have been most drastically felt, but instead in the war-torn regions of Iraq and Syria,” Ian Paris, president of YAL, said in a speech before the burning.

He also called for a moment of silence for victims of terrorism stemming from the Islamic State and other radical Islamic groups.

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“And remember,” Paris said, “that if we remain too afraid to speak out against them, they will only continue to take more and more lives that must be saved.”

Some of the school’s Muslim organizations decided not to participate because of the way they went about it, but still agreed that the message was good. Personally, while I don’t care to see any flag burned, I just think it’s refreshing to see a flag burned on a college campus than the American Flag.

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