What Is ‘ACT For America’, Organizers Of The ‘March Against Sharia’?
What Is ‘ACT for America’, Organizers of the ‘March Against Sharia’?
On 10 June 2017, ACT for America — a group that describes itself as “the NRA of national security” is to hold rallies against what it calls “radical Islam” in 28 cities in the United States. The “March Against Sharia” has prompted concerns among Muslim communities due to the involvement of far-right groups and some of the past pronouncements of ACT for America leaders.
According to the Southern Poverty Law Center, which has labelled ACT for America (AforA) an “extremist group”, the organization was founded in 2007. Its founder, chairman and president, Brigitte Gabriel, is a Lebanon-born Christian and naturalized U.S. citizen. Her biography …