Because they percieve that statement as beligerant. I suspect that you would feel exactly the same way if one of them announced on EP that they hated Muslims.
Hate costs you friendships.<br />
Insults are Free.
Don't worry folks, I speak the language.<br />
BECAUSE FREEDOM MEANS YOU ARE FREE TO BE A JERK TO PEOPLE.
smoke some weed and you are a criminal that needs to be locked behind bars, grow a garden and buy a gun and you are a terrorist and the NDA act will take away all constitutional rights, not much freedom .......
The 1st Amendment give people the right to free speech... It also gives them the right to be wrong...