A group of interfaith clergy plans to deliver a petition Tuesday to Lowe's Cos. headquarters in Mooresville, N.C., asking the home-improvement retailer to apologize for pulling ads from a TV show about Muslim Americans.
The coalition, which includes activist and faith-based groups Faithful America, Change.org, CREDO, Sum of Us and Groundswell, are angered by Lowe's Dec. 5 decision to stop advertising on the TLC show "All-American Muslim."
The retailer, which had nearly $50 billion in sales last year, said it was responding to complaints from the religious group the Florida Family Association.
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The group had petitioned Lowe's to stop advertising on "All-American Muslim," which it said was propaganda that hid the dangers of Islamic fundamentalism.