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Rev. Jones says plans still a go for Quran-burning in Mulberry

Rev. Jones says plans still a go for Quran-burning in Mulberry

MULBERRY,Fla. (TBO.com)- The Rev. Terry Jones’ plan to set fire Wednesday to nearly 3,000 Qurans in a Mulberry public park may be thwarted not by a bomb-toting jihadist but by good ol’ American red tape.

Jones, whose 15-member church in Gainesville sparked Muslim ire around the globe in 2010 when he burned a copy of the Islamic holy book on the lawn of his Gainesville church, plans to burn 2,998 Qurans — one for each victim of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on New York, Washington and Pennsylvania — in a Polk County public park.

 

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