CAIR April 14, 2015 ·
- CAIR-PA: Interfaith group speaks out against Pamela Geller's hate ads on SEPTA buses
State Rep. Dwight Evans, D-203, of West Oak Lane, chairman of the SEPTA board, was among the speakers.
“I want to send a clear message to this city, state and county that the Muslim community should not in any way be attacked or discriminated against,” Evans said.
He said that the SEPTA board is outraged that this has happened. The state lawmaker added that its members along with those gathered at the news conference find the advertisements against the Muslim community “unacceptable behavior.”
Other speakers included Imam Muhammad Abdul-Aleem of Masjidullah, CAIR Chairperson Iftekhar Hussain, policy director for A. Hardy Williams Omar Woodward and Rabbi Nancy Krimer of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College in Wyncote.