Today is “Draw Muhammed Day” for all of us non-muslims and free speech advocates. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the situation, recently radical and “moderate” muslims alike have been threatening or attacking those who would dare draw Muhammed in any way (an act which is considered sinful and offensive to muslims). Rather than stand by and allow a minority to push their arbitrary rules on everyone else, many have decided to stand together and show the muslim community that we will not give up our rights for fear of retaliation.
No one should be forced to follow the rules of a religion to which they don’t prescribe. If Muslims don’t want to draw Muhammed they don’t have to, but they do not have the right to force their rules upon anyone else.
In observance of Draw Muhammed Day I submit: