Muslim Group CAIR Slams Ben Carson as 'Unfit to Lead'

Carson can expect to receive a Koran from them shortly.

"We ask Mr. Ben Carson to withdraw from the presidential race because he is unfit to lead because his views are in contradiction with the U.S. Constitution."

CAIR leaders, visibly outraged today, said they are inviting Carson to meet with them. Carson’s campaign said Sunday it has reached out to the group and is willing to have conversations with CAIR leaders.

The organization said today it looks forward to a meeting with him, but believes he should apologize to the Muslim community and the American people.

CAIR leaders also said they are providing copies of the Koran free of charge to the public, and also will be sending one to Carson, whose campaign said today he is not suggesting that a Muslim should be prevented from running for any office, including president.

"I would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation. I absolutely would not agree with that," Carson said. "If it's [a president's faith] inconsistent with the values and principles of America, then of course it should matter."

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