Fla. church organizing Sept. 11 burning of Quran
By Brittny Krause July 28, 2010
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- A Gainesville church known for intolerance is planning a Quran-burning ceremony on Sept. 11.
The Dove World Outreach Center is using its website and social-networking sites like Facebook to promote the event. Organizers plan to burn the Islamic holy text on church grounds.
In response, the Council on American-Islamic Relations is asking Muslims that day to invite friends and acquaintances to share educational, fast-ending Ramadan meals and distribute copies of the Quran.
The Gainesville church, which also campaigns against homosexuality, made headlines last year after distributing T-shirts that say ``Islam is of the Devil.''