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A Delaware state legislator walked out of a senate session because it opened with a Muslim prayer

Delaware state senator Dave Lawson walked out of a senate session because it opened with a Muslim prayer. The Republican legislator called the prayer "despicable" because "the Quran calls for the death of Americans." Critics called his statements inaccurate and accused him of inciting Islamophobia, but Lawson said he was exercising his "constitutional right to protest."