The daily STEW (Star-Telegram Editorial Writers): The Keller school board will meet Monday to consider trustee Jo Lynn Haussmann ‘s anti-Muslim comments posted on Facebook. Haussmann has apologized, but it wasn’t her first posting berating Islam. What should the board do?
Last I checked, we still have freedom of speech in this country. Why make it a crime to bad mouth a terrorist organization? David Hallum
Of course she can speak her mind, but it is not without consequence. When you are a public servant, representing a diverse group of people, you need to be more mindful of your words and interactions. Amber Daniels Chacko
Muslims are not terrorists. There are Muslims who happen to be so-called terrorists, but the USA also terrorizes many Muslim countries. We are worse than many terrorists killing people indiscriminately with drones. John Obeidin
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If the Islam faith is a terrorist organization, so is the Christian faith. Nelson Mandela: “If any country has committed unspeakable atrocities in the world, it is the USA.” Mark Metcalf
Let her speak her mind! Last time I checked we do live in the United States of America! Rhonda Hewes
I get so tired of people screaming “First Amendment” as if it protects you from the consequences of what you say. It’s ignorant to think that way. David McLain