CAIR

(Source: CBS4)

Attorney Fired Over Anti-Palestinian Remarks Fires Back

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict may be thousands of miles from South Florida, but the ripple effects continue.

08/06/2014

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Assistant Public Defenders Fired Over Facebook Palestinian Remarks

Two Broward County assistant public defenders who reportedly made disparaging remarks about Palestinians on Facebook have been fired. On Tuesday, Public Defender Howard Finklestein confirmed that attorneys Bruce Raticoff and Gary Sheres had been terminated.

07/08/2014

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Florida House Passes Anti-Foreign Law Bill

The Florida House passed a bill Thursday that would ban the mythical threat of Sharia, or Islamic law, and other foreign laws from being used in state courts.

CBS Miami–04/18/2013

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Muslim Organization Wants Broward Schools To Recognize Holidays

The Florida chapter of a well known Muslim organization is asking the Broward School Board’s diversity committee to consider adding two Islamic holidays to the school calendar.

CBS4–11/01/2012

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Woman Claims Religious Discrimination At Boca Gas Station

An October incident that has just come to light is casting a cloud over a Boca Raton Chevron station for what one woman claims is discrimination.

CBS4–02/01/2012

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Lowes Takes Florida Group Pressure, Cancels Ads On Muslim TV Show

Lowes, with 120 stores in Florida, has yanked its advertising from a cable-tv program, All-American Muslim, after a Florida-based organization called upon members to pressure the chain to abandon the program.

CBS4–12/13/2011

(Source: CBS4)

Rep. Allen West Stands By Controversial Letter To CAIR

Congressman Allen West responds to criticism he received after sending a letter to a South Florida Muslim organization.

CBS4–08/16/2011

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Rep. West’s Response To CAIR Letter: “NUTS!”

A South Florida Muslim group sent Congressman Allen West a letter asking him to disassociate himself from activists the group considers anti-Islamic. Congressman West did respond and the letter he sent back is raising some eyebrows.

CBS4–08/15/2011

(Source: AP)

Local Islamic Leaders Welcome The “Elimination” Of 9/11 Mastermind

Two prominent Muslim leaders from South Florida are commending the actions of the American military in what they describe as the “elimination of Osama Bin Laden as a threat to America and the world.”

CBS Miami–05/02/2011

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