Matt Gutman and Emily Friedman
September 10, 2010
Although Pastor Terry Jones has dropped his threat to burn Korans on the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, President Obama said today he is fearful of copycats looking to get their turn in the spotlight.
“Although this might be one individual in Florida, part of my concern is that we don’t start having a whole bunch of people across America thinking this is a way to get attention,” Obama said at a press conference today. “This is a way to endanger our troops…you don’t play games with that.”
Jones reaffirmed today that he no longer plans to go through with his Koran-burning ceremony. But several other religious leaders across the nation say they’ll go ahead with their own.
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