Terry Jones plans to burn Korans in Mulberry

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Posted: Wednesday, September 11, 2013 12:13 pm | Updated: 5:52 pm, Wed Sep 11, 2013.

POLK COUNTY, Fla. – Controversial pastor Terry Jones, who made headlines for threatening to burn the Koran last year, is making news again.

Jones says he plans to burn nearly 3,000 Korans Wednesday in a Mulberry public park to demonstrate his feelings about Islam.

He filed for a permit to hold the burning last week, but according to Polk County officials, his application was submitted too late.

Jones says he will hold the event regardless of a permit, and says he will be arrested if necessary to express himself.

He recently bought property in Manatee County where he plans to move.

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