CAIR Asks Presidential Candidate Ted Cruz to Drop Appearance at Event Featuring Hate Group Leader (includes Robert Spencer)

(Washington, D.C., 3/24/15) — The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today called on Sen. Ted Cruz, a presidential candidate, to cancel his scheduled appearance at a conference in New Hampshire later this week because the event is hosted by a group with ties to white supremacists and other speakers include the leader of a designated hate group.

Sen. Cruz will reportedly speak at the “New England Freedom Conference,” to be hosted by the Young America’s Foundation on March 27 and 28.

The Young America’s Foundation (YAF) joined with Young Americans for Freedom in 2011. In 2007, Young Americans for Freedom hosted an event at Michigan State University that featured two white supremacist activists. The event’s main speaker was Nick Griffin, a Holocaust denier who was at the time the chairman of the white supremacist British National Party (BNP). The master of ceremonies for the event was Texas neo-Nazi Preston Wiginton.

Another scheduled speaker at the “New England Freedom Conference” is Robert Spencer. Spencer is a co-founder of Stop Islamization of America (SIOA), which has been designated as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC). Spencer’s Jihad Watch blog is also designated as a hate group by the SPLC, which named Spencer as part of the nation’s “Anti-Muslim Inner Circle.” Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik cited Spencer’s blog 162 times in his manifesto…


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  • Norman_In_New_York

    Knowing what I know about Sen. Cruz, he is likely to wag a middle finger in CAIR’s face.

    • eMan14

      Hopefully he does attend.

  • Yusuf_Al_Kafir

    Breivik also cited Obama and JFK a bunch of times in his manifesto.

    Try again, CAIR.

    Robert Spencer really puts the fear into CAIR, eh? It’s a bit amusing.

    • Gary

      Breivk’s also praised a book by Naomi Klein .

      CAIR was linked to supporting hamas by the FBI, they are desperate do silence those that expose them . Too bad the CBC got played for a sucker by Sheema Khan at CAIR ever since 9/11/01 when they never questioned the actions of cair and kept their ties with CAIR after the 2008 FBI Terrorism funding trial that exposed CAIR.
      CAIR’s latest charade is to Sue Harper for telling the truth about their links to radical Imam and the muslim brotherhood.

  • Freedom

    FCK CAIR