BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. - An Islamic-American group is asking Brevard County not to rent out meeting space to what it calls an anti-Islamic hate group.
Channel 9's Kathi Belich learned the issue has gotten people fired up, and Brevard County commissioners have been getting emails asking them to deny the group a venue.
"When my colleagues tell me that Islam is a religion of peace, I tell them that Islam is a religion of pieces, piece of body here, piece of body there," Matustiz has said.
Act For America has been renting the Brevard commission room at $20 an hour for nearly two years, but the Council on American-Islamic Relations doesn't think it's right that county taxpayers subsidize the
"Both the KKK and
Brevard County manager Howard Tipton told Channel 9 he's checked
"It was basically a 'come and hear our perspective,' and that's a time-honored tradition for public places and is certainly consistent with our county's position on First Amendment rights," he said.
Tipton said he'd surely face a lawsuit for banning