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The Tempe Mosque Case

Attorney Marc Victor said the First Amendment shields his client from prosecution

Self-described patriots Tahnee Gonzales and Elizabeth Dauenhauer made an outing to Tempe, Arizona, with three little kids in tow to “expose” the city’s Islamic Cultural Center, which opened in 1984 and sits in the center of Arizona State University’s campus. Gonzales and Dauenhauer ripped announcements off bulletin boards and loaded up on all the free literature they can find.

Marc Victor, an attorney representing Gonzales, said his client now sees that her earlier generalized beliefs about Muslims were a mistake and noted that she has since faced public humiliation for her behavior at the mosque, which aired on TV in Phoenix.

“Her crime is that she was horribly uneducated,” Victor said.

Both women have pleaded not guilty. Marc Victor, attorney for Gonzales, has told local media that the First Amendment shields his client from prosecution.

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