An evangelical university in Tennessee canceled a summit on Islam hosted by a Republican candidate for governor in response to criticism that the speakers were anti-Muslim.
The Homeland Security Summit, scheduled for Jan. 25 at Trevecca Nazarene University, was to feature speakers such as Bill French (a.k.a. Bill Warner), Cathy Hinners and John Guandolo.
Ibrahim Hooper, the chief spokesman for the Council on American-Islamic Relations — a Washington, D.C.-based group designated by an Arab Gulf state as a terrorist organization — condemned the speakers as a “who’s who of Islamophobes,” according to The Tennessean newspaper in Nashville.
However, CAIR was a spinoff of a group that, according to FBI wiretap evidence, was a front for the Muslim Brotherhood. CAIR itself was designated by theThis post was originally published on this site