09 May '11, 6am

Muslims on Way To Tolerance Conference Kicked Off Of Airplane:

Muslims on Way To Tolerance Conference Kicked Off Of Airplane:

Two Muslim men were booted from a Delta Airline flight, as the pilot refused to allow the airplane to take off until they were removed. Via Talking Points Memo : Rahman told the AP he "was dressed in traditional Indian clothing" and Zaghloul "was dressed in Arab garb, including traditional headgear" when they boarded the 8:40 AM flight to Charlotte. The plane had left the gate and was headed for the runway when the pilot decided to turn back. Rahman said the pair were "ordered off by a Delta Supervisor." From WBTV: "He said 'Mr. Rahman, sorry the pilot is not allowing you to enter the plane.' I said 'For what reason, TSA had a problem and we were cleared, we don't have anything and we are respected people in our community'." But, according to Rahman, the pilot said, "I'm not going to take to you." "For what reason, he said some 'passengers might be upset or uncomfortable',...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/civil-rights/blog/muslims-on-...

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