Jerry Delemus, a 60-year-old former Marine, plans on holding his own “Draw Muhammad” contest — despite what happened in Garland. He says he recognizes there are risks inherent in hosting such an event, but adds that he plans on having plenty of security on hand.
Garland didn’t take any chances, adding some heavy artillery to its city council meeting Tuesday.
For the first time since two suspects were shot and killed after opening fire outside the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland on Sunday, the mother of one of the shooters is speaking out.
Days before two armed men were killed and a security guard was injured outside the “Muhammad Art Exhibit and Contest”, several residents warned of the potential dangers of the event.
The shooting in Garland could have turned out so much worse if it weren’t for one officer.
The organizer of Sunday night’s Muhammad Art Exhibit and Cartoon Contest in Garland had plenty to say after the shooting in Garland that left two people dead — fervently defending holding the event.
An event in Garland on Sunday night took a deadly turn as two suspects began firing shots outside of the Curtis Culwell Center during a Muhammad art exhibit.
Garland Police Department PIO Joe Harn tells CBS 11 in an exclusive interview that their officers were “prepared” for the shooting at the Muhammad art event.
The yelling and booing began just minutes into the public comment forum.
Dozens of Muslims in Irving are upset after the city council passed a resolution in support of a new state house bill some Muslims believe targets their faith.
The prayers that open events at the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo are not specific to any religion and are read by people of various faiths. But the role of an Islamic leader in this year’s events sparked outrage on social media.
Hundreds of Muslims are rallying as part of their biennial Texas Capitol lobbying day — but a small group of counter-protesters are trying to shout them down.