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After shouting down Texas Muslims, activist dares Franklin Graham to take over a mosque

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An end times-obsessed Christian activist dared the Rev. Franklin Graham to hold church services at a mosque to defy what she sees as Muslim oppression in America.

“They came into our churches and held a call of prayer at the Washington National Cathedral – that was a statement that they made,” said Christine Weick, who disrupted the event in November and then a Muslim rally this week in Texas.

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“But I would like to know, can Franklin Graham go into one of their big mosques – maybe the biggest one in our country – and let’s have a service there?” Weick said. “Let’s bring in our Bibles, let’s bring in our liturgy, let’s bring in the hymnals, let’s put up crucifixes where we acknowledge Jesus Christ as Lord, and let’s go into their mosque and do that. I guarantee you that will never happen because they scream tolerance of everything, and yet they’re not tolerant of us – at all.”

Weick, who became a viral video star last fall after “MONSTER Energy drinks are the work of SATAN!!!” was posted online, was interviewed Thursday by a variety of local and conservative media outlets after she took the microphone from a Muslim speaker and proclaimed Jesus as Lord.

“Where is the fair playing field?” she told Heidi Hansing of Raging Elephants Radio. “They don’t play fair, so I feel maybe we shouldn’t play fair either, but then again, we’ve been duped. The majority of Americans, the majority of Christians have been duped, and it’s about time we woke up – or if it’s not already too late.”

Weick warned that Muslims wanted to impose sharia law on the U.S. unless Christians yelled at them.

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“Once they get that established, we’re all going to be wearing hijabs,” Weick said. “Women, come on, do you want this oppression coming upon you? Keep your intolerance – or, keep your tolerance going. Keep it going. Keep your complacency, and you will have it.”

She disputed that the Muslims who took part in the Texas Muslim Capitol Day were interested in equality.

“Muslims are not led by civil rights, they’re not pushed by civil rights,” Weick said. “They’re pushed by an ideology that’s straight out of the pit of hell. They’re pushed by religion – in fact, it’s not even religion. It’s a way of life for them. That is different – this is not a race thing. This is a way of life that they want to impose on everybody.”

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She described Mohammed as a false prophet inspired by satanic forces.

“I speak for Jesus Christ because he is Lord, not some prophet who claimed he had some vision,” Weick said. “That vision came right out of hell.”

She agreed with a local reporter that not all Muslims were terrorists, but she said “every terrorist is a Muslim.”

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“Go figure that out,” she said, raising her eyebrows. “Shoe bomber, underwear bomber, the ones that killed over at Charlie Hebdo – they weren’t Christians, they weren’t Buddhists, they weren’t even atheists. They were Muslims. The majority of them are Muslim and you have to agree with that.”

Weick said she hadn’t planned on speaking and had even removed her “Israel” hat to avoid drawing attention, but she said she was disturbed by what she witnessed on the Capitol steps.

“It was hard to hear because every time they raised their voice we raised ours,” she said. “It sound like, of course, Allah, we could hear his name mentioned. I did hear the comment of ‘Islamaphobes,’ and the examples over there. So we were obviously the ‘Islamicphobes,’ and that’s when we began to shout, ‘We don’t fear Islam, we don’t fear Muslims.’”

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“There was a couple of mentions of peace, ‘we are peaceful,’ and of course, we shout back, ‘Then why are you cutting off the heads of innocent people?’” Weick continued. “We tried to rebut as we could hear some of them speak. Some of them you could not hear, but there was definitely the idea of ‘look what we can do at the Capitol.’ You could see that – it was defiance.”

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