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Lee Baca’s Brotherhood Crusade

Weathering criticism, the sheriff hits the pulpit.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/community_briefs/article/lee_bacas_brotherhood_crusade_20011109

Two weeks after Muslim terrorists attacked America, L.A. County Sheriff Leroy "Lee" Baca stood in front of an audience at the King Fahd Mosque in Culver City, clutching his personal copy of the Quran. After some preliminary remarks to an audience of Jews, Christians, Muslims, Sikhs and others whom he had called together, the chief law-enforcement officer for the County of Los Angeles leveled his dark-brown eyes at the audience. "What," he asked, "does God want from us?"

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