Updated 12/18/2011 04:59 PM
"All-American Muslim" Controversy Prompts Brooklyn Lowe's Protest
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Activists gathered outside of a Brooklyn Lowe's Sunday to protest the store's decision to pull its ads from a reality show about Muslims.
Lowe's decided to pull its commercials from TLC's "All-American Muslim" series after being pressured by the Florida Family Association.
The evangelical Christian organization says the show did not accurately portray average Muslims, who, it says, are extremists who want Sharia law in the U.S.
Despite the growing backlash from various religious groups and celebrities, Lowe's has said it is sticking by its decision since the show has become controversial.
Sunday's protest was organized by a group called the National Lowe's Boycott Network, which says the company is bending to the will of a bigoted, right-wing fringe group.
NY1 has reached out to Lowe's for comment.