All-American Muslim: TLC Show Draws Fire For 9/11 Episode

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TLC's latest reality show All-American Muslim, which follows the lives of contemporary U.S. Muslim households, is (not surprisingly) drawing criticism from many.

But is it warranted?

An upcoming episode focused on the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, and how the show's cast members feel about them, ignited a firestorm of controversy.

The episode airs Sunday, but the series first attracted attention earlier this month when a conservative Christian group called on advertisers to boycott the series.

Some critics call All-American Muslim "propaganda that riskily hides the Islamic agenda's clear and present danger to American liberties and traditional values."

Home improvement chain Lowe's and travel planning site Kayak (dot) com announced they were pulling ads, which led to backlash against the companies.

Filming for the controversial reality TV series took place during commemorations for the 10th anniversary of the attacks this September, heightening tensions.

Both TLC and the Muslims it depicts, which live in and around Dearborn, Mich., wanted to address the topic. How do you think their message will be received?

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