Dallas anti-Muslim protest features masks and lots of guns
DALLAS– A tense, armed protest in front of a South Dallas mosque had police out in force Saturday afternoon.
It happened in front of the Nation of Islam mosque, reports CBS Dallas.
Anti-Muslim demonstrators, dressed in fatigues and masks and most of them armed, were easily outnumbered approximately 10 to 1 by the mosque supporters, some of whom were also armed.
Mosque supporter Purlie Gates was very upset about the protest.
“These people came to our community under false pretenses. Could we do the same thing? Could we make some allegations about a group in Highland Park and arm a militia and say we are going to go over there with arms and protest? That would have been stopped at city hall. The police would have stopped that,” said Gates.
Dozens of police officers stood in between
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