sharia

9:51am

Wed November 2, 2011
Cornerstone Church Provides New Venue

Anti-Sharia Conference Finds New Host

          An anti-Shariah conference has been moved to a suburban church after a downtown Nashville hotel canceled the group's reservation.

          The Nov. 11 event billed as "The Constitution or Sharia? A Freedom Conference" will now be held at the Cornerstone Church in Madison.

          The gathering was set to meet at Nashville’s Hutton Hotel, but lost that venue when the hotel owners decided that the scheduled speakers were too controversial.

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10:36am

Mon October 31, 2011
Cornerstone Church in Madison Hosting

Madison Church to Host "Islamization" Conference

A Madison church has agreed to host a controversial national conference on Sharia law and what organizers call the Islamization of America.

The gathering was set to meet at Nashville’s Hutton Hotel November 11, but lost that venue when the hotel owners decided that the conference’s scheduled speakers were “extremists.”

The hotel cited reports by the Anti-Defamation League and Southern Poverty Law Center about speakers Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer of the group Stop Islamization of America, adding that they have a history of controversy.

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12:22pm

Tue October 25, 2011
Speaker Says Hotel "Caved" to Islamists

Anti-Islam Group Loses Nashville Event Venue

(AP) A Nashville hotel has canceled a conference by the Sharia Awareness Action Network.

 The Hutton Hotel, near downtown, says it was concerned the speakers include "extremists" with a history of contentious events.

The "Preserving Freedom Conference" had been scheduled for Nov. 11.  The hotel says it has to be, "mindful of the safety, security and peace of mind of its guests."

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