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Good news hate mongers the like of David Yerushalmi (aka David Beychok) fails to restrict religious freedom

"We applaud the Florida Senate for dropping this unconstitutional and unnecessary legislation, the sole purpose of which is to marginalize Muslims and demonize Islam," said CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad. "We thank all those elected officials who voted for the Constitution by voting against this un-American bill." CAIR also thanked the coalition of groups in Florida that lobbied elected officials to reject the unconstitutional legislation bill (SB 58)

"Without the tireless efforts of many individuals and organizations, this discriminatory bill would have become law in Florida," said CAIR-Tampa Executive Director Hassan Shibly. The Tampa Bay Times reported this afternoon: "The bill (SB 58) was scheduled for a third reading Friday, but it would have taken a unanimous vote to advance the bill in the Senate. The bill's sponsor, Sen. Alan Hays, R-Umatilla, decided not to try for a unanimous vote because on Thursday, the bill (SB 58) faile…