Jul 25 2014
CAIR-St. Louis July 23, 2014 media event at The Seven Gables Inn has been canceled.
Florida Family Association sent out several email alerts which reported that the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) ST. Louis was holding a media event on July 23, 2014 at The Seven Gables Inn in St. Louis, Missouri. The CAIR St. Louis web page states the following regarding the event.
- The Ramadan Iftar Press Dinner is an annual event hosted by the St. Louis Chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR-St. Louis). The purpose of this event is get members of the press and local Muslim leaders in the same room once a year. During the program CAIR-St. Louis representatives share unique advice on how to cover Islam, the American Muslim community, build contacts within local Muslim leaders, discuss trends on how the media portrays Islam, pitch insightful story ideas, and share Ramadan through breaking of the fast (iftar) and dinner.
- This program is only open to members of the press and representatives of the Muslim community.
Thousands of people responded to the Floridafamily.org email alerts by sending emails to hotel officials. The emails provided facts concerning CAIR’s history to hotel officials and urged them to consider such concerns regarding the booking of similar events in the future.
The CAIR St. Louis web page reports that the event has been postponed.