April 23rd, 2010
09:45 PM ET

'South Park' Security Threat: Join the Live Chat

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Tonight on 360°, reports that security is beefed up outside the offices of Comedy Central after a radical Muslim web site takes on the creators of  'South Park' for depicting the Prophet Mohammed in a bear-suit.  Plus, an up close look at an Oregon church that shuns traditional medicine for "faith healing." Authorities say it's led to preventable deaths.  We'll also take you to Connecticut where two doctors are suing so they can help patients die with dignity.

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soundoff (211 Responses)
  1. Emily

    congrats Kathleen on your daughter & good luck in your future. 🙂

    April 23, 2010 at 10:57 pm |
  2. Jo Ann, North Royalton, Ohio

    Good night Anderson and bloggers Emily, Mike, and Val. Have a great weekend!

    April 23, 2010 at 10:57 pm |
  3. Lori, S. California

    Good night. Sweet dreams.

    April 23, 2010 at 10:57 pm |
  4. Kenya

    Oh Anderson. You're always pouting to Kelly about something. I just love it!!! 😀
    Have a lovely weekend everyone..and watch Planet in Peril tomorrow if you haven't yet!

    April 23, 2010 at 10:57 pm |
  5. Michael Armstrong Sr.

    Loved your show Anderson im sorry I did not have much to say but good night and sweet dreams .

    April 23, 2010 at 10:56 pm |
  6. Emily

    Good night Anderson, Jo Ann, Mike, Megan, Isabel & David, Helen, Nicole, Gloria, Starr & Bloggers.

    That was a Great Shot!
    I'm going to be laughing about that for the entire weekend. 😛

    April 23, 2010 at 10:56 pm |
  7. Karoline, Los Angeles

    Yes. You have to have your own pillows when flying.

    April 23, 2010 at 10:56 pm |
  8. Nicole The Netherlands

    Good weekend Anderson 360 team everyone, bloggers!
    Hope the vulcano cools down..
    Loved the german shepard dog!

    April 23, 2010 at 10:55 pm |
  9. carolyn j

    Have a good weekend anderson and staff. great show as always.

    April 23, 2010 at 10:55 pm |
  10. Gloria, Brooklyn, NY

    @ Nancy You must remember that the good doctors have medications to help patients to "Zoom, Zoom!" right out of the suffering!

    April 23, 2010 at 10:55 pm |
  11. Lori, S. California

    Anderson is much cuter in person.

    April 23, 2010 at 10:54 pm |
  12. charlie

    Still can't understand Sarah Palin's speech pattern. She seems incapable of formulating her thoughts into sentances.

    April 23, 2010 at 10:54 pm |
  13. Emily

    You look a lot weaker in person! 😛
    that's SO funny!

    April 23, 2010 at 10:54 pm |
  14. Karoline, Los Angeles

    LOL-that kid is a mini-producer. LOL

    April 23, 2010 at 10:54 pm |
  15. lisal -canada

    mystic mountain – quite impressive. kind of looks like the horsehead nebula (same wonderful color palates)

    April 23, 2010 at 10:54 pm |
  16. Angel NYC

    LMAO. Anderson Cooper in Live with Regis and Kelly!

    April 23, 2010 at 10:54 pm |
  17. Karoline, Los Angeles

    That story about Buddy is amazing.

    April 23, 2010 at 10:53 pm |
  18. Emily

    As much as I dislike Sarah Palin, No one should be breaking into her e-mail account(s)!

    April 23, 2010 at 10:53 pm |
  19. Emily

    That's awful about Bret Michaels...

    April 23, 2010 at 10:52 pm |
  20. Angel NYC

    Sarah Palin loves the limelight.

    April 23, 2010 at 10:52 pm |
  21. David, Indiana

    It is distressing that Ms Ali has to be at undisclosed location. I strongly feel that South Park and Comedy Central are well with their rights to air those South Park episodes if they so choose. I do feel that it would great if we could ratchet down the tensions even more internationally that that would help.

    Amazing that purchases of new homes are up 26 percent.

    There are wider impacts to society and medicine to allowing physican assisted suicide. I would think it undermines medical practice and shouldn't be allowed.

    April 23, 2010 at 10:52 pm |
  22. Monica M. Williams

    Resue 911 Rover

    I love the upcoming dog story. He was truely incredible.

    April 23, 2010 at 10:52 pm |
  23. charlie

    That imterviewee just quoted the expression that causes religious extremism "We are god's chosen people". That is the thinking that makes them think they are above the law due to their religious affiliation. Whether Catholics church protecting child abusers, islamic terrorists or self righteous protestant groups imposing their will.

    April 23, 2010 at 10:51 pm |
  24. Emily

    @Nicole The Netherlands,
    I think that the bit from the South Park cartoon, where they beeped it, was very funny...perhaps not all would "get it"...it was not so 'in your face'.
    It's very tragic what happened over there...No one should die because of a Cartoon. Outrageous! Taking things way too far & I think most Muslims would agree.

    April 23, 2010 at 10:51 pm |
  25. Karoline, Los Angeles

    @ Mike-It's not even a religion. It's an addiction.

    April 23, 2010 at 10:50 pm |
  26. Patty in HB

    Hey Anderson, loved you on Live withRegis & Kelly this morning!! You should have eaten the worm!! LOL

    April 23, 2010 at 10:50 pm |
  27. Kathy

    You can have faith in God, but you need to have faith in medicine also.

    April 23, 2010 at 10:48 pm |
  28. Gloria, Brooklyn, NY

    Olive oil is good, but it is not that good!

    April 23, 2010 at 10:48 pm |
  29. Jo Ann, North Royalton, Ohio

    I guess it depends on how Kevorkian defines suffering. Does it mean any suffering even if it doesn't necessarily end in death?

    April 23, 2010 at 10:48 pm |
  30. Nancy in Oregon

    Absolutely, charlie....religious extremism is not limited to Islam. Christianity has had its fair share of shameful extremism. I don't even want to think about the Crusades.

    April 23, 2010 at 10:48 pm |
  31. Linda in Arizona

    And here is our local religious insanity. Watch out for anyone calling themselves, "God's chosen". They're insane.

    April 23, 2010 at 10:48 pm |
  32. Emily

    @Jonas Rasch, Norway,

    "You just asked on CNN International why islam is the only religion we can't make fun of in America."

    I just read your post...I wonder if those of use that are Christians were not at ease with these Cartoons, etc, it would not be different?
    I remember when it was illegal to shop on Sundays!

    April 23, 2010 at 10:47 pm |
  33. Vincent Flores

    Sadly, ignorance kills more and more every day than knowledge ever could.

    April 23, 2010 at 10:47 pm |
  34. Mike, formerly from Syracuse

    What kind of religion is this?

    April 23, 2010 at 10:46 pm |
  35. charlie

    The church on Oregon story is another illustration of the dangers of religious extremism. This time christianity.

    April 23, 2010 at 10:45 pm |
  36. Starr, formerly known as vincent

    @Gloria, sometimes dying "naturally" can be horrifically painful. It is a cruel thing to witness.

    @Nancy, well said about dignity and especially Respect.

    April 23, 2010 at 10:45 pm |
  37. Nancy in Oregon

    I don't think you need to be so fearful Miranda. I wish fear didn't rule so many people when it comes to terminal illness and dying.

    April 23, 2010 at 10:45 pm |
  38. Karoline, Los Angeles

    Why aren't these parents turned into Child Protective Services? Do they hide from outsiders?

    April 23, 2010 at 10:45 pm |
  39. Nicole The Netherlands

    @ Starr, thanks for saying that! it gives so much peace of mind to people

    April 23, 2010 at 10:44 pm |
  40. Emily

    @Mike, formerly from Syracuse,

    "My daughter is a police officer and has done so many times. Once when the person stopped pulled out their ID a bag of dope fell out too!"

    That's a very interesting story about what happened with your daughter.
    I can only imagine the things that she sees on the job. I'd have many sleepless nights if I were her mother.

    April 23, 2010 at 10:44 pm |
  41. Nancy in Oregon

    Oh I hope not, Gloria, when 'naturally' entails suffering.

    April 23, 2010 at 10:43 pm |
  42. Vincent Flores

    As flustering a concept as assisted suicide is or even denial of life saving drugs to children, we have always tried to limit suffering no matter what religion, race, sex, culture, creed or age.

    April 23, 2010 at 10:43 pm |
  43. Miranda Huntington Beach CA

    the doctor should go to jail in any state for instance im on Oxycontin the highest painkiller there is if my doctor who swore an oath to protect all human life was okay with me taking the whole bottle even though just three 80 mg would put me into a coma that is irreversible if he was okay with that it is just wrong where do you draw the line even suicide people could claim they should be able to die where do you draw the line to me the line should never be drawn in the first place. Enough said.

    April 23, 2010 at 10:43 pm |
  44. charlie

    If I had family members working at comedy central I would be less self righteous about their decision. Thay have a right and maybe an obligation not to endanger their employees.

    April 23, 2010 at 10:43 pm |
  45. Nancy in Oregon

    Oh I think there is, Emily. I think dignity is a state of mind and has to do with the way one is being treated. Respect has a huge part to play in dignity.

    April 23, 2010 at 10:42 pm |
  46. Starr, formerly known as vincent

    Dying with dignity, to me, means a person has control over how and when they die. Instead of suffering, sometimes for long periods of time.

    I hope thses docs (&all docs who want to) win their law suits to assist patients with dying with dignity.

    April 23, 2010 at 10:41 pm |
  47. Gloria, Brooklyn, NY

    "Let death happen naturally!"

    April 23, 2010 at 10:41 pm |
  48. Karoline, Los Angeles

    Such a rough subject. So sad to hear that he thinks of death everyday.

    April 23, 2010 at 10:41 pm |
  49. Mike, formerly from Syracuse

    @Nancy, good luck with expecting mainstream Muslims denounce extremists. It never happens.

    April 23, 2010 at 10:41 pm |
  50. Emily

    @Anderson, what was that like sitting there interviewing Dr. Jack K.?

    April 23, 2010 at 10:40 pm |
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