Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Those nasty Catholics...

DUBLIN (AP) -- Police in Ireland on Tuesday arrested seven people over an alleged plot to kill a Swedish cartoonist who depicted the Prophet Muhammad with the body of a dog.

Irish police said four men and three women were detained in raids across the south of the country.

The force says the arrests were part of an investigation into a ''conspiracy to murder an individual in another jurisdiction.''

The force offered the statement in response to a question about Lars Vilks, whom Britain's Press Association news agency identified as the target.
Good luck ID'ing the physical appearances or motivational beliefs of the culprits...

I could be wrong. Might be Presbyterians...In any event, here is the offending cartoon that serves to motivate murder: