Anti-Islam vs. Black Lives Matter: Event Ends in Chaos as Armed Protesters Face Off in Dallas

Thanks in part to a heavy police presence, a planned demonstration by armed members of the group BAIR — the Bureau for American Islamic Relations — went off peacefully, despite a counter protest organized by a group called the Huey P. Newton Gun Club that included members of the street gangs the Bloods and the Crips, as well as elements of Black Lives Matter.

Anti-Islam vs. Black Lives Matter: Armed Protestors Face Off in Dallas

Texas Armed Protesters’ Group Voice Concerns over Radical Islamic Terrorism

A group of citizens, some armed, assembled on the sidewalk next to Central Square Park in downtown Dallas to peacefully protest the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) on Saturday, January 9, in what marked the fourth Bureau of American-Islamic Relations (BAIR) led gathering.

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Culture Clash: Multiple Protests Planned for Texas Mosques

Cultures may clash or even collide in the Dallas area Saturday when pro-Islam, anti-Muslim, armed protesters, and pacifists demonstrate at two area hotbed mosques. One mosque is in Irving, former home to ‘Clock Boy’ Ahmed, and the other, in Richardson.

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Leaders Sentenced in Holy Land Foundation Terror Financing Trial Lived Near Home of ‘Clock Boy’ Ahmed

A north Texas mosque, near the home of “Clock Boy” Ahmed, was named as an unindicted co-conspirator in the largest terrorism financing trial in United States history. The judge found there was ample evidence that the mosque, the Islamic Association of North Texas, assisted the Holy Land Foundation in funding millions of dollars to a Palestinian military terrorist organization that has killed Israeli children.

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