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A Tennessee lawmaker is responding to accusations she posted racist comments on social media.

On a Facebook post referring to the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), urging potential Republican presidential candidates to reject Islamophobia and reach out to American Muslim voters, State Rep. Sheila Butt (R-Columbia) wrote: "It is time for a Council on Christian Relations and an NAAWP in this Country."

The reference to "NAAWP" appears to refer to the National Association for the Advancement of White People, which is a twist on the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).


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