A small crowd of protesters carrying guns arrived outside an Irving, Texas, mosque which was holding an event to welcome refugees, carrying signs that read, "Say No To Syrian Refugees," according to the Dallas Morning News.
The protest was organized by the Bureau of American Islamic Relations, meant to mimic the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). The group's president, David Wright, told the Dallas Morning News that he wanted to see the refugees that arrived at the event.
"We want to see how many are actually women and children," he said.
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