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Andrew Gillum the Democratic candidate for Florida Governor speaks during a campaign rally at the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades on August 31, 2018 in Orlando, Florida. Mr. Gillum is facing off against his Republican challenger Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) in the November 6th election. (Photo by Joe …

Andrew Gillum Encouraged Attendees at CAIR-Hosted Conference Promoting Boycott of Israel

NEW YORK — Florida Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum delivered an in person welcome and message of encouragement to attendees at an event organized by the controversial Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) that boasted as one of its main two agenda items support for the extremist Boycott, Divest and Sanctions (BDS) movement targeting Israel.

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CAIR Official: Americans Who Volunteer for Israeli Army Are Like Islamic Terrorists

Hussam Ayloush, the executive director of the Los Angeles branch of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), says that the U.S. government should monitor Jewish Americans who volunteer to fight in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) the same way it monitors Muslims who volunteer to fight for Islamic terrorist organizations abroad.

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Geller: Dueling Billboards from CAIR, AFDI in Times Square

My organization, the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI), has launched a massive ad campaign on one hundred New York City buses and two landmark billboards in New York’s Times Square calling attention to the Islamic war on free speech in the West.

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Blue State Blues: Where We Stand on Islam

To raise these issues is not Islamophobic. It is the opposite — a refusal to condescend to Muslims by demanding less of them, by excusing them from the mutual civic responsibility of tolerance.

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Lena Dunham Urges Fans to ‘Fight for Immigrant Women’

Left-wing actress and feminist activist Lena Dunham penned a letter on her LinkedIn account Wednesday honoring International Women’s Day and praising her “undocumented” friend’s courage to protest for other immigrants.

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CAIR: We Will Not Allow Trump to Change the ‘Tradition of America’

Monday at a press conference announcing a lawsuit filed by the Committee on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) against President Donald Trump’s executive order halting immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries to the United States, organization executive director Nihad Awad they would “not

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CAIR Leader Apologizes for Tweet Celebrating Russian Jet Crash

Hussam Ayloush, executive director of the Los Angeles chapter of the Council of American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), has apologized for a tweet he sent out — and subsequently deleted — where he said that he wished more people had died on board the deadly Russian military jet crash that claimed 92 lives on its way to Syria on Christmas Day.

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ABC News Worries Hate Hoaxes ‘Discredit’ Muslims

Following a wave of hate crime hoaxes generally reported to make President-Elect Donald Trump supporters look deplorable, ABC News is now highlighting the hardships of the fake claims on Muslims.

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CAIR LA Director Tweets Wish for Twice the Dead in Russian Plane Crash

Hussam Ayloush, the executive director of the Los Angeles chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), which purports to speak for American Muslims, spent part of Christmas Day tweeting that he had hoped more people had died in the previous night’s Russian plane crash into the Black Sea.