Filmmaker switches sides and now opposes Tennessee mosque
NASHVILLE, Tenn. ‚Äď An outspoken supporter of a planned mosque that has sparked opposition in Murfreesboro has switched sides and joined the anti-Islam movement.
Eric Allen Bell, a documentary filmmaker, was a fixture at court hearings and protests over the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro in 2010. Back then, he was making a movie called Not Welcome, which depicted mosque critics as Southern Christian bigots.
Now he says the mosque is part of a plot to destroy America. He claimed the mosque is "built on a foundation of lies" in a recent op-ed piece at the anti-Islam site Jihadwatch.com. "I want to communicate that the biggest threat to human rights is Islam," he said in a recent phone interview....