Salman Rushdie: My Safety Is More Important Than Yours
From the Ace of Spades blog:
The ‘right to bear arms’ is the real Bane of America.
Salman Rushdie, the Indian-born author whose novel ''The Satanic Verses'' prompted Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini to call for his death, has spent the past six months living in British intelligence safe houses, cut off from friends and protected by armed guards, friends have said.Ms. Wiggins has been quoted as saying she and her husband are keeping diaries, stay in touch with their families and with world events, and always have at least one armed bodyguard with them.