Ten anti-terrorism protesters confronted thousands of cars streaming into Six Flags Over Texas on Sunday for a Muslim Family Day.
Demonstrators said the sponsor of the event – the Islamic Circle of North America – funds overseas terrorism. Local Muslims denied the accusation.
“There’s no evidence to support their claims,” said Mohammad Barney, president of the Dallas-area group. “I know that we Americans all have a right to protest, but I wish they would do their homework before spreading lies.”
Joe Kaufman, chairman of Florida-based Americans Against Hate, who wore a dark suit and a flag-patterned tie, said he was pleased by the media coverage. There were more reporters than protesters at the event. (MORE)