Pamela Geller compares self to Rosa Parks: "I will not abridge my freedom so as not to offend savages"

So noble

Published May 5, 2015 4:00PM (EDT)

     (Fox News)
(Fox News)

On Fox News Tuesday morning, host Martha MacCallum interviewed Pamela Geller, head of the American Freedom Defense Initiative, the anti-Islam group that organized a Muhammad cartoon contest at which two gunmen opened fire on Sunday.

MacCallum noted that Geller has received criticism from liberals and conservatives alike, including from Bill Donohue and Donal Trump.

"There's a war going on. What would [Trump] have said about Rosa Parks?" Geller asked. "'Rosa Parks should never have gone to the front of the bus. She's taunting people.'"

"No, no, no, no, no," MacCallum quickly interrupted. "How do you make the Rosa Parks comparison? They're saying that if you want to make a difference, you do it in a, Bill Donohue's saying you do it in a Christian way. You don't do it in a crass, crude way by insulting someone's religion."

"Yeah, well I will not abridge my freedom so as not to offend savages," Geller responded.

Watch the clip below:

By Joanna Rothkopf

MORE FROM Joanna Rothkopf

Related Topics ------------------------------------------

American Freedom Defense Initiative Fox News Islam Martha Maccallum Pamela Geller Rosa Parks Texas Video