The Rev. Terry Jones, who made an international name for himself last year when he announced he was going to burn the Quran at his Gainesville church, now is staging an “International Judge the Quran Day.”

“Yes, we’re going to do it,” Jones said on a YouTube address announcing the event. “We have decided to do it on March 20 starting at 6 p.m. It’s your opportunity, all you so-called peaceful Muslims. On that day the Quran will be put on trial.

“We are accusing the Quran of murder, rape, deception,” he said, “and being responsible for terrorist activities all over the world.”

Basically, it’s a trial, he told a Tampa Bay audience on WFLA-AM 970 this morning. Judgment day will take place on the grounds of his church, the Dove World Outreach Center.

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