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State Rep. John Bennett, who has long attacked the Oklahoma Muslim community, apparently posted on social media that if America is removing Confederate monuments in light of the Civil War, it also should remove mosques because of 9/11.

Anna Facci, government affairs director for the Oklahoma Chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, responded in a statement:

"We are deeply disappointed once again to see a bigoted, anti-Muslim post from Rep. Bennett, who has wasted taxpayer money and time on blatant attacks on the Oklahoma Muslim community since 2013."

CAIR said Bennett's post has been taken down.


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