The CAIR backed lawsuit against those U.S. Airways Flight 300 passengers who reported the November 20, 2006, suspicious behavior of 6 imams will continue. Their suit was always about intimidating people out of saying something when they see something. Friday, Congress sent HR 1, the ‘Improving America’s Security Act of 2007′ to President Bush for signature. It included this language:
“Any person who, in good faith and based on objectively reasonable suspicion [emphasis added mine], makes or causes to be made, a voluntary report of covered activity to an authorized official shall be immune from civil liability under federal, state and local law for such report.”
Yet be warned, John Doe, for CAIR has millions and a promise of a $50 million dollar endowment from a person or entity in Dubai, and they are still gunning for you. CAIR’s Ibrahim Hooper discussed this with MSNBC’s Tucker Carlson (my kudos to Mr. Carlson. You will see why I offer them). Your legal fight is not over:
There is one pitfall to CAIR’s exploratory lawsuit against John Doe, this ‘losers pay’ provision within HR 1:
“Any person or authorized official found to be immune from civil liability under this section shall be entitled to recover from the plaintiff all reasonable costs and attorney fees.”
With great and all due respect to Congressman Pete King (R-NY), the language in HR 1 should, in my opinion, have added:
In all cases, it will be presumed that a reportee has acted in good faith and no court shall entertain a civil complaint against them lest a criminal court finds their statements to have been knowingly false or malicious in intent.
That would have shut the American based, terrorist sympathizing CAIR’s legal efforts down, at least until the sharia law they wish to impose here supersedes our Constitution.