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

Founder of the Council on American-Islamic Relations urged the candidate to drop out of the presidential race.
2:27 | 09/21/15

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Over the weekend like many American Muslims I was shocked. To hear the news that if presidential candidate. Made and on to most and statement. A cell Anemia and half of the email it could be like an old email. Stating something about you know years ago someone made the statement. But to my shock it was a current president and candidate. On national television stating that in Muslim cannot be a president of the United States. This Russell shocking to us that we thought maybe we should the story opens community but also we should. The mind if presidential candidate like being Carson. Above it very important document. In the United States and that is the constitution. Noted that justice. So do about a quarter. As a qualification. To any office or public trust under the United States. And fewer English. This cannot be misunderstood. It cannot be. Twisted this is a very Kyoto language. To all Americans. The origin editions irrespective of would be. The protection of freedom of religion in America is if fundamental principle of our current. So whether you commission your Jewish Muslim and Catholic you've been accurate from you why. If you are born in this country if you uphold the constitution. If you have the Beijing if you fit to lead. You can lead their respective a few fifth edition. Not long ago. Some people thought that it got that cannot be present an African American gonna be president. They were wrong then and they are wrong now and that's why we say. Mr. Burke on certain that there have been constant is wrong today to assume and say that American Muslim cannot be president of the United States. His view was infants this thing. Would United States constitution. For that community effort. Politicians. Become public. Communicated to us presidential candidates. That are reputed yeah it is views and we ask mr. Ben Carson. To withdraw from the partisan than shown. Base because he's unfit to lead with his view was in contradiction with the United States constitution.

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