CAIR Calls For Resignation Of Representative Carpenter

first_imgCAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper: “Anyone who holds such abhorrent anti-Semitic views should not be formulating policy for any state in our nation. Representative Carpenter should resign and make way for someone who will seek to unify our nation at a time of crisis, not attempt to politicize a pandemic that is targeting all Americans, regardless of political beliefs.” CAIR is the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization. Representative Carpenter condemned the requirement for health screening stickers for lawmakers returning to the  capital, stating: “Are the stickers available as a yellow Star of David?” FacebookTwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), issued a release on Sunday out of Washington D.C. that calls for the resignation of Nikiski Representative Ben Carpenter. The call for his resignation came after Carpenter sent emails to fellow legislator’s comparing COVID-19 safety measures to Nazi rule. Following backlash to this comment, in an interview with the Anchorage Daily News, Carpenter stated: “People want to say Hitler was a white supremacist. No. He was fearful of the Jewish nation, and that drove him into some unfathomable atrocities.”last_img read more