As Twitchy reported earlier, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania is calling for the imprisonment of Sam Bacile, an Israeli filmmaker whose “Innocence of Muslims” is being blamed by many for yesterday’s bloody attacks in Egypt and Libya. Bacile’s crime? Making a lousy movie that depicts Mohammed as a fraud, among other things. Muslims believe any depiction of Mohammed is a serious offense.

Bacile, fearing for his life, has gone into hiding. But for many Muslims, that is not enough. They launched the #RuinSamBacile hashtag this morning to express their outrage and make further threats on Bacile.

As we saw last night, there were Muslims who took offense to the anti-American protests and rightfully condemned the attacks. And today, a handful of those angered by Bacile’s film asked for a relatively level-headed approach to the anger:

https://twitter.com/UsmanIbn/status/245919892103131136

https://twitter.com/SabaKAhmed/status/245928648224407552

Unfortunately, their calls went largely unheeded. A storm of condemnation and threats poured forth:

https://twitter.com/ZaraCereal/status/245913278298066944

https://twitter.com/Hijabrella/status/245914935903797249

https://twitter.com/Nazz_Cornwallis/status/245925935222755329

https://twitter.com/Relytsikcaj/status/245929469490114560

https://twitter.com/_sagalahmed/status/245925858706092032

https://twitter.com/_Atekka/status/245926195449978880

https://twitter.com/FarzanaAli_/status/245930391737868288

https://twitter.com/j_sabre/status/245929692174090241

https://twitter.com/RumannahC/status/245914252274176000

https://twitter.com/SabrinaJaaay/status/245917309657563138

https://twitter.com/HajarBintAdem/status/245914893398708225

https://twitter.com/hibadanigga/status/245915984244899840

https://twitter.com/UsmanIbn/status/245912526708158465

https://twitter.com/missdeyr/status/245918101923852288

https://twitter.com/DhaalPower/status/245926147811053570

Those impatient for Bacile’s eternal punishment offered to help take care of killing him themselves:

https://twitter.com/KiLLuMiNaTi707/status/245925972598210560

https://twitter.com/KiLLuMiNaTi707/status/245929373990006784

https://twitter.com/j_sabre/status/245928769951506432

https://twitter.com/RajaSwoop/status/245920604715380737

https://twitter.com/zhbkhan927/status/245926398341021696

Anti-semitic filth naturally sprang up:

https://twitter.com/AlgerianMind/status/245930415590895616

https://twitter.com/HijabiGodfather/status/245922650894000128

It’s worth noting that HijabiGodfather tweeted this shortly thereafter:

https://twitter.com/HijabiGodfather/status/245925473421500416

Civility for me, but not for thee. Funny how that works.

America prides itself on freedom of speech. Like it or not, in our eyes, men like Bacile should be allowed to express their points of view, no matter how objectionable we may find them.

Yes it is. And while the clown running the U.S. embassy in Cairo’s Twitter account may say otherwise, hurt feelings are not justification for riots — or murder.

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