CAIR’s thuggish legal intimidation tactics have been unchallenged for so long. This is good to see. From WorldNetDaily.com (thanks to Doc Washburn):
A Christian minister suing to halt the planned construction of a huge Florida mosque says he hopes to gain access to previously undisclosed financial information of the controversial Council on American-Islamic Relations, which though nonprofit has not disclosed complete directories of its staff or advisory boards and has refused to make its federal tax filings readily available to the public.
CAIR describes itself as “a Muslim civil liberties and advocacy group,” whose vision is “to promote justice and mutual understanding” based on three goals — “enhancing understanding of Islam, promoting justice and empowering American Muslims.”
But U.S. Rep. Sue Myrick, R-N.C., co-founder of the House Anti-Terrorism/Jihad Caucus, says: “Groups like CAIR have a proven record of senior officials being indicted and either imprisoned or deported from the United States.” And as WND recently reported, one FBI veteran familiar with cases involving CAIR describes the organization’s offices as “a turnstile for terrorists and their supporters.”
Most recently, CAIR has been sued by radio talk show host Michael Savage, whose complaint describes the group as a “vehicle of international terrorism.”
Now a Christian pastor in Pompano Beach, Fla., has filed a lawsuit to halt construction of a new mosque in a predominantly black neighborhood, a project planned by a local Islamic Center whose work is being supported by CAIR. The lawsuit may be used to access CAIR’s financial records….