Marine Jon Ritzheimer has invited thousands of bikers to join him today for a ‘peaceful’ demonstration outside the Islamic Community Center in Phoenix. Today happens to be the Muslim day of communal prayer.
Here is Jon’s verbatim Facebook post:
ROUND 2!!!!!!! This will be a PEACEFUL protest in front of the Islamic Community Center in Phoenix AZ. This is in response to the recent attack in Texas where 2 armed terrorist, with ties to ISIS, attempted Jihad. Everyone is encouraged to bring American Flags and any message that you would like to send to the known acquaintances of the 2 gunmen. This Islamic Community Center is a known place that the 2 terrorist frequented. People are also encouraged to utilize there [sic] second amendment right at this event just incase [sic] our first amendment comes under the much anticipated attack.
The Mosque is the former site of worship for Elton Simpson and Nadir Soofi, who were killed after opening fire outside Pamela Geller’s May 3 contest featuring cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed in suburban Dallas.
Islamic Community Center of Phoenix
Here is today’s schedule:
- Today, Friday May 29th @ 6:15 pm. This is when they normally host a large prayer.
- Bikers will meet at the Denny’s located at 9030 N Black Canyon Hwy Phoenix, AZ 85051@ 5:00pm. Kick Stands up at 6pm.
- There will be a Muhammad Cartoon Contest and the winner will be announced at the After Party. Participants must show cartoon at the Rally.
There will be an after party starting at 8:30 pm at Wild Bills located at 6840 N. 27th Ave Phx, AZ.
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