CAIR mocked with #CAIRDemands hashtag after call to report ‘hate crime or discrimination’

twitter-tweetingOn Friday, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the group that said America bears some blame for the terrorist attacks in San Bernardino, California, Paris, France, and other places, issued a tweet containing what it called an “important message” from Jenifer Wicks, CAIR-National’s Litigation Director for Civil Rights.

The message included a link to a page where supporters could report a variety of alleged hate crimes or instances of perceived discrimination:

As a result, the hashtag #CAIRDemands began trending, as many took to Twitter to mock the group:

Here’s one of my personal favorites:

And another:

One person wondered:

There’s plenty more, but you get the picture.

Earlier Friday, news broke that Attorney General Loretta Lynch promised a Muslim group the Department of Justice would prosecute those who use  “anti-Muslim rhetoric” that “edges toward violence.”

Ironically, CAIR’s page says it would consider cases dealing with freedom of speech.  “For example,” it explains, “a dean suspends a student for writing an article that endorses Islam.”

In short, the group supports free speech for itself and its supporters, while others can potentially face prosecution.


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