Amazon has issued an apology to the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), a designated Islamic terrorist organization, after the self described “Muslim civil rights” group complained on Thursday to the online retailer about the sale of bathroom and outdoor floor mats that had verses from the Koran written in calligraphy on them.
Within a few days, Amazon caved to CAIR’s requests and removed the mats from their website.
In a statement, CAIR said that they received “complaints about the items, which are offensive to Muslims because the Quranic verses would be stepped on or otherwise disrespected by customers.”
It is worth noting that the products CAIR claimed were offensive were being sold by resellers who are independent agents of Amazon. In other words, CAIR is working to drive independent retailers who sell products Muslims may find offensive out of business, in America.
Since when did the feelings of a UAE-designated Islamic terrorist organization trump the First Amendment rights of Americans?
After finding other items being sold on Amazon that CAIR found offensive, including a toilet seat with a picture of a Koran on it, as well as a towel with a Koran on it, CAIR filed additional complaints to have the items removed.
This is the very definition of fascism. CAIR is now bullying large corporations into removing products simply because they offend Muslims.
Not only did Amazon remove the products, but they also threatened to shut down the accounts of anyone who offends Islam.
Is Amazon also going to remove products that offend Christians and Jews? No. The answer is no.
If you log on Amazon today, you can still buy an ISIS flag, Nazi memorabilia and shirts and hats that say “Fuck Trump“.
Omar Ahmad is the founder of CAIR. He once said,
“Islam isn’t in America to be equal to any other faith, but to become dominant. The Koran, the Muslim book of scripture, should be the highest authority in America, and Islam the only accepted religion on Earth.”
Who gets to decide what is and isn’t offensive on the Internet? Only Muslims?
Following Amazon’s removal of the items, Masih Fouladi, executive director of CAIR’s Washington state chapter, said, “We thank Amazon for its swift action on this issue and hope it sends a message to manufacturers of such inappropriate and offensive items that they will not profit from Islamophobia or any other form of bigotry.”
Amazon headquarters is in Seattle, Washington.
For some odd reason, CAIR seems to be under the impression that Muslims deserve special treatment in America. Despite evidence that the prophet Mohammed was a pedophile who married a 6 year old and encouraged his followers to kill Jews and Christians, officials at CAIR are still hell bent on force feeding Islam down the throats of Americans, and corporations are too quick to give in at the sound of accusations of “Islamophobia”.
Interestingly, nobody ever calls for CAIR to be expelled from the Internet.
CAIR, the Council on American Islamic Relations, is listed as a designated terrorist organization by the United Arab Emirates and has well-documented reported ties to Hamas. Hamas has been classified as a designated terrorist organization by the U.S. State Department. CAIR is listed as an unindicted co-conspirator in the Holy Land Foundation HAMAS terror funding trial in 2008, which is the largest terrorism financing case in U.S. history.
When will the people peacefully rise up and say enough is enough?
Instead of working to Islamify the internet, Amazon ought to show a few copies of the US Constitution to CAIR to enforce the point that here in America, we don’t practice Sharia Law. In America, the First Amendment trumps Islamic blasphemy laws.
Laura Loomer is a conservative investigative journalist and activist. Originally from Arizona, Laura began her career working as an undercover journalist for Project Veritas from 2015-2017. She covers politics, anti-Semitism, immigration, terrorism, the Islamification of the West, and voter fraud. Loomer’s investigations have been broadcasted on every major national mainstream media outlet in the United States, as well as many international publications. Support Laura Loomer’s Independent Journalism here: PayPal.me/lauraloomer
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British Police Officer CRIMINALLY CHARGED for Sharing George Floyd Meme in WhatsApp Group
Free speech is dead.
A British police officer has been criminally charged over a George Floyd meme he allegedly shared with his colleagues in a WhatsApp group.
“Sergeant Geraint Jones, aged 47, is charged with sending the image on 30 May last year by means of a public electronic communications network, an offence contrary to section 127 of the Communications Act 2003,” a watchdog from the Independent Office for Police Conduct announced. “An altered image of George Floyd’s arrest in Minneapolis was shared within a WhatsApp group that included a number of other police officers and staff.”
“Our investigation began in June 2020 following a referral from the force,” the watchdog continued. “At its conclusion in October we sent our investigation report to the Crown Prosecution Service, which has authorized the charge.”
Sergeant Jones is scheduled to appear in court on January 28. He has been suspended from duty since June.
It’s no secret that free speech is all but dead in the United Kingdom. British elites stand out in particular for their fervent belief in neoliberal globalism and veneration of its secular saints. Their society encourages people to snitch and tattle on their fellow citizens to a higher degree than most any other Western nation.
George Floyd is also one of the neoliberal order’s foremost secular saints. Anything you say about him that isn’t equivalent to hero-worship will get you put on notice. Criticizing the intensity of his veneration and the Black Lives Matter movement itself are sufficient to get you labeled as a depraved racist and fired from your job—even in the United States.
Don’t think that hate speech laws aren’t possible in America either. If a majority of Americans and legal scholars in a decade or two come to believe that the First Amendment doesn’t protect “hate speech,” who’s to say that the laws won’t be changed to reflect that?
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