Gunshots, harassment and injuries, leading to a hate crime charge near my hometown, in a rural area between Buffalo and Rochester:
According to Jacob Zimmerman, member of the World Sufi Foundation, Monday night during evening prayers, cars drove by the mosque with people yelling obscenities and squealing tires—and gunshots were fired.
Zimmerman said when the 11 p.m. services ended, his friend David Bell heard something and ran to the bottom of the hill where a black SUV which had been harassing mosque members over recent days injured Bell in the hip and the mouth.
“It’s been going on for years,” Zimmerman said, “It’s never been taken seriously. It takes the police at least a half hour to get down here”.
We’ve spent years hearing Evangelical Christians whining about being oppressed, simply because others want a few rights (like the right to get married). If someone hung out after a tent revival and harassed Real Americans, the place would be crawling with cops in no time. But somebody needs to get hurt before Terrorist Muslins get the same level of response.
Also, too: Chuck Schumer can suck on a bag of dicks for his wimpy response to the 9/11 Mosque. I don’t expect the mouthbreathers who did this to care what Schumer says. But every time a rural fire hall or police department gets a Homeland Security grant, Schumer’s name is on the press release. Maybe if some local cop or sheriff thought Schumer gave a shit, he or she might be a little more diligent in responding to years of harassment.
Update: Here’s a video interview with Zimmerman. Five teenagers have been arrested, one is being charged with felony possession of a weapon.