Ed Driscoll

Rallying For Abdul Rahman

Mary Katharine Ham has photos of the rally earlier today in Washington DC to save the life of Abdul Rahman. She quotes Cam Edwards as telling an NBC reporter:

“This is not a political issue. This is about a man in Afghanistan who is going to die because he believes in Jesus Christ…It’s a human rights issue…There are political overtones to everything, but that’s not why we’re out here. That’s not why President Bush should act…If y’all turn it inot a political issue–conservatives vs. Bush or conservatives vs. liberals– then you will have failed to get the message out.”

Along with NBC, Cam is wondering where the left is on this story:

know that CAIR sent out a press release condemning the possible death sentence, but when I emailed Ibrahim Hooper to invite him out to the rally, I never got a response.

I meant what I said earlier. This really shouldn