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Sponsor of Muhammad Cartoon Contest Known for Controversial Views on Islam

The American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI) which sponsored the “Muhammad Art Exhibit and Cartoon Contest” in Texas is no stranger to the media spotlight. For years before the attack on the Texas event Sunday by two men with assault rifles, AFDI president and cofounder Pamela Geller has been making headlines for expressing staunch, and often controversial, opposition to Islam. Her supporters say she speaks the truth about a topic people are too fearful to address, but her critics...

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