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CAIR: Michigan Governor Urged Not to Sign Anti-Islam Legislation
PR Newswire ^

Posted on 12/11/2012 5:56:27 PM PST by DeaconBenjamin

The Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) today announced that state legislator Dave Agema's anti-Islam bill, known officially as HB 4769, may pass this week during Michigan's lame duck legislative session. (The bill is currently on the legislative calendar.)

CAIR-MI is calling on all people of conscience to urge Governor Snyder to veto the biased bill which is among those that seek to impose government-sanctioned discrimination on followers of a minority faith.

TAKE ACTION NOW (Michigan residents only. If you know anyone in Michigan please forward this alert to them.) http://tinyurl.com/ContactGovSnyder

Michigan State Representative Dave Agema (R-Grandville), whose bill is patterned on anti-Islam legislation widely circulated in the last two years, has a history of making controversial comments relating to Muslims.

In comments relating to legislation meant to apprehend undocumented workers, Agema stated, "We have the largest concentration of Muslims in the state in the Dearborn area. I know we have (sleeper) cells there. That is what I really want to get at."

Agema is clearly targeting Islam for unequal treatment from other faiths. In explaining why he feels the bill is important, he told the Grand Rapids Press, "They (Muslims) want specific laws applied to their specific groups...They do not want to be under our law."

In written testimony submitted to a U.S. Senate hearing on hate crimes and the threat of domestic extremism held earlier this year, CAIR [alleged] that legislation such as Agema's clearly has the stigmatization of American Muslims as a core goal.

If signed into law, HB 4769 would prohibit a "court, arbitrator, administrative agency, or other adjudicative, mediation, or enforcement authority" from enforcing a foreign law if doing so would violate a right guaranteed by the constitution of this state or of the United States." Current law already does this.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; US: Michigan; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: daveagema; grandville; hb4769; michigan; waronterror

1 posted on 12/11/2012 5:56:33 PM PST by DeaconBenjamin
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To: Springman; cyclotic; netmilsmom; RatsDawg; PGalt; FreedomHammer; queenkathy; madison10; ...
And now for something completely different.

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Weekly/biweekly Michigan legislative activism thread December 7, 2012

Michigan Action Alert on Right To Work
2 posted on 12/11/2012 5:59:13 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

Go Agema!


3 posted on 12/11/2012 6:00:07 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

Go for it, Governor!


4 posted on 12/11/2012 6:00:17 PM PST by madison10
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To: cripplecreek

Finally...a republican leader with some spine! I’m liking it!!


5 posted on 12/11/2012 6:02:27 PM PST by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

If Barry didn’t like Michigan’s RTW law, he will go ballistic about this one! SIGN IT!


6 posted on 12/11/2012 6:02:32 PM PST by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

Tea partiers replaced uber RINO Saul Anuzis with Dave Agema on the Republican National Committee. He’s a pretty good guy.


7 posted on 12/11/2012 6:03:01 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: DeaconBenjamin
Ah yes, this must be the same CAIR associated with supporting terrorism.

BOMBSHELL: FBI Director Says CAIR Is Terror-Linked

Please sign the bill, Gov. Snyder.

8 posted on 12/11/2012 6:04:41 PM PST by jazusamo ("Intellect is not wisdom" -- Thomas Sowell)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

So this is really a anti - Shari law....if you are a Muslim

...or a anti catholic law if the Pope imposed Canon law....

.....Or a anti Jewish law if the Torah imposed it’s law....

O’ Wait Catholic or Jewish Laws don’t supersede state or federal law...

Then why should Islamic law...?


9 posted on 12/11/2012 6:05:19 PM PST by JZoback
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To: DeaconBenjamin

So this is really a anti - Shari law....if you are a Muslim

...or a anti catholic law if the Pope imposed Canon law....

.....Or a anti Jewish law if the Torah imposed it’s law....

O’ Wait Catholic or Jewish Laws don’t supersede state or federal law...

Then why should Islamic law...?


10 posted on 12/11/2012 6:05:19 PM PST by JZoback
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To: DeaconBenjamin

So this is really a anti - Shari law....if you are a Muslim

...or a anti catholic law if the Pope imposed Canon law....

.....Or a anti Jewish law if the Torah imposed it’s law....

O’ Wait Catholic or Jewish Laws don’t supersede state or federal law...

Then why should Islamic law...?


11 posted on 12/11/2012 6:05:19 PM PST by JZoback
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To: DeaconBenjamin

I would listen to CAIR like I would to PETA about turkey for Thanksgiving.


12 posted on 12/11/2012 6:06:43 PM PST by BipolarBob (Riding my stick horse grinning like an idiot.)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

sign it with bacon-flavored ink!


13 posted on 12/11/2012 6:18:57 PM PST by bigbob
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To: DeaconBenjamin
If signed into law, HB 4769 would prohibit a "court, arbitrator, administrative agency, or other adjudicative, mediation, or enforcement authority" from enforcing a foreign law if doing so would violate a right guaranteed by the constitution of this state or of the United States." Current law already does this.

This is addressed to the morons of PR Newswire...

But, as with the Federal Immigration laws, what good is any law if it deliberately is not enforced?

14 posted on 12/11/2012 6:19:04 PM PST by publius911 (Formerly Publius 6961, formerly jennsdad)
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To: jazusamo

There used to be a Dearborn raised muslim who often appeared with Walid Shoebat and Zach Anani but I can’t remember his name. I do remember him saying that he didn’t learn jihad in Lebanon where he fought, he said he learned it in Dearborn Michigan.


15 posted on 12/11/2012 6:23:14 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: DeaconBenjamin; All

Wow...I may have to emigrate to Michigan!

While the national and Florida GOP is going Liberal RINO with its Rubio-Worship....Michigan seems to be actually doing something


16 posted on 12/11/2012 6:26:20 PM PST by SeminoleCounty (Seems that the ones who understand little about the economy are economists)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

Sounds more Anti-UN... Not to Shabby if it is...


17 posted on 12/11/2012 6:30:17 PM PST by taildragger (( Tighten the 5 point harness and brace for Impact Freepers, ya know it's coming..... ))
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To: DeaconBenjamin
Here's a bunch of stuff CAIR (Un-indicted co-conspirators in federal terrorist funding trial) doesn't want you to see.

1400 years – 270 MILLION innocents murdered by “the prophet" followers!!!

Why Should We Fear Islam? Dr. Bill Warner

The whole administration is stocked with islamic sympatizers!!!

Can It All Be Coincidence?

18 posted on 12/11/2012 6:30:34 PM PST by wesagain (The God (Elohim) of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob is the One True GOD.)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

Sounds more Anti-UN... Not to Shabby if it is...


19 posted on 12/11/2012 6:31:42 PM PST by taildragger (( Tighten the 5 point harness and brace for Impact Freepers, ya know it's coming..... ))
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To: SeminoleCounty

I doubt there are two states with more citizens with homes in both states than Michigan and Florida.


20 posted on 12/11/2012 6:32:26 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: taildragger

Lots of good things coming out of the Michigan legislature these days. Here are a few weeks of michigan legislative actions. Everything from an anti agenda21 bill introduced to doubling the taxes the state must pay to local governments if they want the land and restricting the DNR from putting land off limits to protect the rainbow tufted wood snail.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2967053/posts?page=1

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2964653/posts


21 posted on 12/11/2012 6:38:43 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: cripplecreek
Anti-Islam: You're Doing It RIGHT!


22 posted on 12/11/2012 6:41:59 PM PST by KC_Lion (Build the America you want to live in at your address, and keep looking up.-Sarah Palin)
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To: DeaconBenjamin
Michigan Governor Urged Not to Sign Anti-Islam Legislation

Why not? They're worse than unions.

23 posted on 12/11/2012 6:45:10 PM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: SeminoleCounty

Ain’t that the truth, ‘till Rubio gets tough on immigration, I am not listening, Rubio like the Dems want certain individuals to be above the law because of their skin color or due to the proximity of their country of origin to the US, it’s wrong, the law is the law, the law cannot stand nor the nation if we pick and choose which laws we want to follow: you wear glasses, well, you get to speed, you are above 5’, well, you can drive drunk, Rubio needs to show he is a conservative!


24 posted on 12/11/2012 7:45:59 PM PST by IslamE (epiphany)
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To: DeaconBenjamin

“American Muslims”

Flat-out impossible. You can’t be both.


25 posted on 12/11/2012 8:22:45 PM PST by Psycho_Bunny (Thought Puzzle: Describe Islam without using the phrase "mental disorder" more than four times.)
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Thanks DeaconBenjamin.
"They (Muslims) want specific laws applied to their specific groups...They do not want to be under our law." ... If signed into law, HB 4769 would prohibit a "court, arbitrator, administrative agency, or other adjudicative, mediation, or enforcement authority" from enforcing a foreign law if doing so would violate a right guaranteed by the constitution of this state or of the United States." Current law already does this.

26 posted on 12/11/2012 8:33:11 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: JZoback

Remember. moslims stand with democrats, and democrats stand with moslims.


27 posted on 12/12/2012 12:33:00 AM PST by exnavy (Got ammo, Godspeed!)
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