“The United States has a profound respect for people of all faiths. We stand for religious freedom. And we reject the denigration of any religion – including Islam. Yet there is never any justification for violence. There is no religion that condones the targeting of innocent men and women.”
In his prerecorded weekly address released on Saturdays, President Obama comments on balancing religious freedom with condemnation of violence in the Muslim world.
THE WASHINGTON POST
President Obama delivers an energizing speech to thousands at a grassroots event at the Summerfest Grounds at Henry Maier Festival Park in Milwaukee on Sept. 22, 2012.