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"Draw Muhammad" Contest Group Has Provocative History

The group behind the provocative contest for cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad at a suburban Dallas venue attacked by two gunmen Sunday has a long history of courting controversy by targeting Muslims. The American Freedom Defense Initiative, which was founded by Pamela Geller and hosted the contest, is listed as an anti-Muslim hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center. Geller's group is known for mounting a campaign against the building of an Islamic center blocks from the World Trade Center site and for buying advertising space in cities across the U.S. criticizing Islam. Read »
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