What To Do When A Hate Group Shows Up Outside Your Mosque

Stop Islamophobia Now!

A hate group consisting of well-known "street preachers" showed up at Tempe mosque, desecrating a Qur'an and confronting worshipers. A hate group consisting of well-known “street preachers” showed up at Tempe mosque, desecrating a Qur’an and confronting worshipers.

Imagine stepping out of your house of worship and seeing a group of screaming, belligerent hecklers ripping apart your holy book – spitting on and stomping on the pages.  Imagine being shouted down, and told your faith is a lie by a group of people flashing gaudy, hate-filled signs and matching tee-shirts.  This has become the reality for worshippers at the Islamic Community Center of Tempe.

This past Friday, a group of hate protesters gathered outside the largest mosque in the Phoenix area, the unhinged “Brother Dean” Saxton – an infamous student-preacher from the University of Arizona.  He has received the most attention for declaring “You Deserve Rape” to female students that he deems inappropriately dressed – as he preaches in open air-spaces.

Over the past few years, Brother Dean has become so…

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