Sunday Open Thread: Fatwa Edition

by Publius 2/14/2010

Today, in 1989, Iranian Ayatollah Khomeini issued a fatwa on Salman Rushdie, encouraging Muslims to kill the author, because he wrote a book. (Also today, Al Capone delivered his own fatwa on the North Side Irish gang of Bugs Moran.)

Happy Valentine’s Day.

Salman Rushdie holding a copy […]