TN: “Anti-terror” bill divides state tea party

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May 23, 2011
The Tennessean    
Posted in LAND News, News, PND News

"Jon Campbell considers himself a loyal member of the tea party. The Kingsport, Tenn., man is a conservative Christian who wants the government to keep its hands off his wallet and his personal life. And that’s why, he said, a bill that originally targeted supporters of Islamic law is a bad idea for Tennessee. State officials could have used the bill to punish unpopular groups, he said. Today, that’s Muslims, he said. Tomorrow, that could be the tea party." (05/22/11)


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