Ellison condemns Lowe's for withdrawing advertising from Muslim-American show

The home improvement retailer pulled its ads from "All-American Muslim" after complaints from the Florida Family Association. Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison says Lowe's has chosen to uphold the beliefs of a hate group rather than the First Amendment.
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The home improvement retailer pulled its ads from "All-American Muslim" after complaints from the Florida Family Association. Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison says Lowe's has chosen to uphold the beliefs of a hate group rather than the First Amendment.

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