A hijab-wearing Muslim woman handing out flower-topped pens was kicked out of a Donald Trump rally in North Carolina because she was a “nuisance,” according to local media.
Rose Hamid attended Thursday night’s rally in Charlotte to “put a positive image on Islam and Muslims,” she told the Charlotte Observer.
Wearing a hijab, Hamid quietly handed out green “Salam I Come in Peace” pens with roses on top and told attendees that Islam is a peaceful religion, according to Fox affiliate WGHP.
“I’ve been just passing out pens and talking to people and having really great conversations,” she said.
But before the rally even began, police escorted the Muslim activist out of the Charlotte Convention Center.
Charlotte resident Rose Hamid, who was booted from Thursday’s rally, was previously kicked out of a Trump rally for peaceful protest.
“He said I’m a nuisance. And that I’ve caused problems in the past, which isn’t true. He said I caused problems in the past and I’m a nuisance,” she told the Charlotte paper.
“I haven’t done anything wrong.”
This isn’t Hamid’s first time getting booted off the Trump train.
In January, the flight attendant was removed by security after she silently stood in opposition while Trump trashed Syrian refugees during a South Carolina rally.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump addressed his supporters Thursday at a rally in Charlotte, N.C.
“It is turning out that they probably are ISIS,” the bloviating billionaire told adoring crowds.“ There’s so many men, they’re so young, they are very strong. Where are the women? Where are the children?”
For her silent stand on the candidate’s anti-immigrant rhetoric, the 56-year-old was heckled, booed and escorted out.
“There is hatred against us that is unbelievable. It is their hatred, it’s not our hatred,” Trump said as Hamid left peacefully.
The GOP candidate has a long record of opposing Muslim immigration to the U.S.
Police escorted Rose Hamid, a Muslim woman from Charlotte, out of the convention center before a Trump rally Thursday.
At one point, the ranting real estate mogul proposed a temporary ban on Muslim immigration, though he later tweaked his suggestion and advocated for suspending immigration from those nations “compromised by terrorism.”
Monday, he told Ohio supporters he wanted “extreme vetting” and an “ideological test” for would-be immigrants.
“Only those who we expect to flourish in our country and to embrace a tolerant American society should be issued visas,” he said.