12/13/2011 12:00 pm ET

Conyers: Lowe's Should 'Unequivocally Apologize' To Muslim Community For Pulling Ads

U.S. Rep. John Conyers is calling on the Lowe's home improvement chain to "unequivocally apologize" to the Muslim and Arab American communities after pulling its advertisements from TLC's "All-American Muslim" reality TV show.

The series follows the lives of five Muslim families in Dearborn, a large portion of which Conyers currently represents in Michigan's 14th District.

"Over the past 10 years, the Muslim and Arab American community in this country has faced a growing level of discrimination which threatens their quality of life," the veteran Democrat said in a released statement. "The Muslim and Arab Americans in the community of Dearborn, the State of Michigan and around the Nation, have often been the target of this intolerance."

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