September 10th, scroll down please for an update on speakers…
On September 11, 2010 , at 3:00 PM, the human rights organization, Freedom Defense Initiative (FDI), and Stop Islamization of America (SIOA) will be hosting a pro-freedom Rally of Remembrance against the Ground Zero mega-mosque at Park Place and West Broadway.
Dedicated to the men, women and children who lost their lives; those brave people who gave their lives and to the Heroes that responded to the emergency : 11 September 2001
This is what we are responding to…(the power point can be found at link below….Had to deactivate the power point . Couldn’t mute the audio. Sorry
( Powerpoint presentation was created Feb 2002)
And remember, we strongly encourage everyone to bring flags. U.S. Flags, States Flags and flags of other countries are welcomed as well.
TAKE NOTE: No flags mounted on wooden poles, the NYPD won’t allow wooden poles (large or small) , however the plastic PVC has been permitted at many rallies.
The rally will begin at 3 :00 PM, with a brief memorial service for the victims of the 9/11 attacks, for the families of the victims and for the nation; featuring prayers offered by a Rabbi Steven Axelman, Pastor Jim Garlow and Father Christopher Manuele of the Melkite Greek Catholic Church .
Tom Butterfield, will play taps. He is a descendent of General Daniel Butterfield, who wrote “Taps” during the Civil War.
The confirmed list of speakers includes 9/11 family members Rosaleen Tallon
Rosa P. Leonetti
Former U. S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton (video message)
Dutch Parliamentarian and freedom fighter, Geert Wilders (live!)
Journalist, Andrew Breitbart (video message)
Ilario Pantano, War hero and North Carolina Congressional candidate
Mike Gallagher, Nationally syndicated conservative radio host
Jim Lafferty, VAST
Lisa Vincent, widow of author and journalist Steven Vincent, who was killed in Iraq
Simon Deng, Sudanese ex-slave and human rights activist
Darla Dawald, national director, ResistNet.com
Daniel Weber , Founder and President of The Association of Mature American Citizens, a conservative alternative to AARP.
Sam Khoshbaten, Muslim Iranian activist,
Joseph Nassralla, Coptic Christian activist
Satya Dosapati, Hindu Human Rights Watch
Jordan Sekulow of the American Center for Law and Justice which has filed suit to stop the Ground Zero mega-mosque.
And watch for more news about our sister organizations in Europe and Australia that are holding solidarity rallies on September 11th. SIOA colleague, Anders Gravers, will be speaking at a solidarity rally.