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New Hampshire Man's "Draw Muhammad" Contest Receives Support From National Conservative Activist

Pamela Geller, who hosted a similar contest in Texas, said she supports Tea Party activist Jerry DeLemus's idea

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    New Hampshire Man's "Draw Muhammad" Contest Receives Support From National Conservative Activist
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    Usaamah Rahim, the terrorism suspect killed by police in Boston Tuesday, may have planned to behead the organizer of a controversial "Draw Muhammad" competition before he changed course and decided to attack police officers, law enforcement sources said. Rahim and David Wright, an alleged co-conspirator who was arrested Tuesday night, had originally planned to travel to New York and behead Pamela Geller, the Boston law enforcement officials said.

    A New Hampshire man looking to organize a "Draw Muhammad" cartoon contest is getting some support from a woman who is no stranger to the controversy.

    Pamela Geller, who hosted a similar contest in Texas last month, tells the Boston Herald that she supports the idea. 

    Jerry DeLemus, a Tea Party activist from Rochester, New Hampshire, said he hopes to host the event in July or August and is planning to have security there. He told the Herald the event is intended as an expression of freedom of speech.

    Two gunmen opened fire at Geller's event in Texas and were killed. She was also believed to have been the target of a Boston terror suspect who was killed by police earlier this month.

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