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Anti-Muslim Hate Group Previously Targeted Modern Family And Degrassi For Gay Characters

By Zaid Jilani on December 12, 2011 at 4:10 pm

"Anti-Muslim Hate Group Previously Targeted Modern Family And Degrassi For Gay Characters"

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Following a campaign by the Florida Family Association, Lowe’s, Bank of America, and other companies pulled their advertising from the TLC reality television show All-American Muslim. This cowering to Islamophobia represents a victory for the hate group. But it’s not the first time it has launched a campaign against a relatively benign television show. It previously targeted TV shows featuring gay characters, successfully convincing Toys R Us to stop advertising for Modern Family and pressuring a variety of advertisers to stop running commercials during Degrassi.

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