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CFN Quote of the Week

Gazette staff March 16th, 2011

“We had people in the business community calling and asking us to bring up the international law aspect in press conferences. I think they hoped someone else would stand up because they didn’t want to get muddied.”

—Muneer Awad, lawyer and executive director of the Oklahoma chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), quoted in the “Shariah Shock” article in the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Spring 2011 Intelligence Report. Awad and CAIR were asked to fight for businesses not willing to “pick fights” if the amendment approved in State Question 755 caused problems, according to the article.

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