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A grassroots organization is planning a protest against a speaker coming to Aberdeen Tuesday.  The group “Brown County Progressives for Change,” is looking to peacefully protests what it sees as misinformation and fear mongering in the Aberdeen Community. 


Another organization, Act! For America is welcoming Aynaz Anni Cyrus to Aberdeen Tuesday September 18th.  She will be speaking at the Krikac Auditorium.  Cyrus will be speaking about her own experience growing up under Islam.


Progressive’s for change spokesperson Josh Halsey says this type of event will spread misinformation about the Islamic faith as a whole...





According to Northern State University guidelines, protestors are allowed to demonstrate and speak to individuals who chose to attend the event, but they are not allowed to interfere with protestors entering the auditorium.


According to Hasley, it is important to be tolerant of others, especially in a growing community...





Act! For America is considered a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, founded in 2007 in Virginia Beach, Virginia.