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Phoenix, Arizona / Mosque Protest / Shami Interview / A Discussion #1084375

CNN Evening News for Friday, May 29, 2015
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(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Report introduced.

(Phoenix: Sara Sidner) The controversial cartoon contest in Phoenix in front of a mosque featured; scenes shown from the street; details given about the terrorism attack recently in Garland, Texas. [Activist "WARREN" - shows his gun.] [Worshipper Troy WADE@- comments on the stirring up of trouble.] The whereabouts of the protesters & the security presence discussed.

(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Live interview held with Islamic Community Center president Usama SHAMI@- says people are not intimidated & the media is here; comments on a threatening letter.]

(Studio: Wolf Blitzer) Live discussion held with former FBI agent Tom Fuentes & attorney Alan Dershowitz about Islam, cartoons & armed attacks. [FUENTES - outlines the law's concerns in Phoenix; comments on the security task force.] [DERSHOWITZ - says this is a legal test about the First & Second Amendments & this could be made a "no gun" zone by the police; defends First Amendment rights & what is right.] [SHAMI - cites community support against bigotry.]

Blitzer, Wolf;
Sidner, Sara

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