That no Islamic leader, religious or otherwise, shall ever be allowed to deliver the invocation at any Republican convention or event.
That affirmative and ongoing actions be taken to minimize and eliminate the influence of Islam within the Minnesota Republican Party or its subunits.
That legislation, policies, and educational programs be implemented to increase awareness of these facts so as to evermore minimize and eliminate the influence of Islam within Minnesota, including Minnesota schools.
Here's the draft copy of the resolution:
Caucus 2018 Resolution Minimizing Influence of Islam Baumann posted by Sally Jo Sorensen on Scribd
The document is accessible online along with two other resolutions and the caucus at Baumann's SouthSudanCellular PublicShared folder with this disclaimer:
This content is ©Copyright Jeffrey W Baumann
All his publicly shared files may be found at
We suspect that Republican Party Chair Jennifer Carnahan, who has welcomed all eligible Minnesota voters who share conservative values to caucus with the Republicans, will not be pleased.
Baumann well known for anti-Muslim activism
In 2016, Minnesota Public Radio reported in Legislator rebuked for speaking at event described as anti-Muslim:
. . .The controversy surrounds the event's main presenter, Jeffrey Baumann. The Coon Rapids man talked for an hour about growing up in Saudi Arabia and the practices of Islam. Critics say that doesn't give him the right to speak as an expert, especially because he's made anti-Islam comments in the past.
Asked if he considers himself anti-Islam, Baumann said he presents facts and that he challenges anyone to point out errors.
"The core take-home message that I have is that Islam is a complete replacement societal system," he said.
Baumann has spoken publicly against building mosques in Minnesota, calling it "treason" and "aiding the enemy."
Having someone with such views talk about Islam, said Dr. Muhamad Elrashidi, a physician from Rochester, "would be the same as bringing up someone who might be a Klansman to talk about African-American culture, or an anti-Semite to talk about Judaism."
Elrashidi, a Muslim, had reached out to Brown to say it's unacceptable for an elected official to endorse an anti-Islam speaker like Baumann.
Lori Saroya, a Minnesotan who sits on the national board of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), has seen Baumann speak at public meetings. She said some of the things he says are ignorant and ill-informed. . . .
The document is being distributed after a week in which two Minnesota Republican legislators and the CD4 chair faced public scrutiny for circulating a post alleging that Muslims were training to infiltrate Minnesota's precinct caucuses.
Bluestem first posted about the messaging in Anti-Muslims flip over what democracy looks like at eight caucus trainings at Twin Cities mosques early last Monday morning (January 29). Bluestem received a screengrab of the Pugh post on Sunday evening (January 28).
The earliest example of the Facebook post that we were able to locate appeared online on Friday, January 26, as we reported in Pro-Trump activist concerned about MN precinct caucus training has inspirational backstory.
This is the post that state representative Kathy Lohmer shared on January 27, as we reported at the end of In email to Star Tribune, Pugh distances self from anti-Muslim post; FB comments tell another story. For accuracy's sake, we share the screengrab of the share above.
The Star Tribune's J. Patrick Coolican had reported that Dave Sina shared the post; a source tells us that Sina posted the same version as Pugh ran --but later on Monday morning.
Some national sources and Minnesota organizations are reporting that Lohmer and Pugh shared Sina's post, but that's not the direction in which the cut-and-paste message went. Both legislators' posts were online before Sina shared the cut-and-paste material; Pugh's post begins with two different paragraphs not in the Waterbury or Sina text.
Photo: Jeff Baumann in a still from a Plymouth city meeting in 2011, via City Pages. Baumann called approving a mosque an act of "treason."
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