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Cair good news Alert:

CAIR Good News Alert:

 NY Law Firm Drops Anti-Islam Speaker Robert Spencer (WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/29/2012) --

 The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) today thanked a prominent New York law firm for its decision to cancel an event featuring Robert Spencer, the leader of one of the nation's most extreme anti-Islam hate groups.

 Earlier today, CAIR expressed concerns about the April 18 event at the law offices of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel (Kramer Levin) in New York City.

 The event, sponsored by the right-wing Middle East Forum (MEF), would have promoted Spencer's claim that Islam's Prophet Muhammad may never have existed. MEF is headed by Daniel Pipes, who is viewed by many Muslims as one of the nation's leading Islamophobes.

 In a statement sent to CAIR, Kramer Levin Executive Director Nicholas J. Tortorella wrote: "From time to time we receive requests from not for profit or community organizations to use our conference rooms for meetings or ot…