To learn about Islam, why not ask a Muslim?
by Hani Hamdan, Engage Minnesota
Quite refreshing were new hearings led by Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., on protecting the civil rights of American Muslims, especially after a slew of anti-Muslim events within the past year or so. Those culminated in a House committee’s hearings on the “radicalization of American Muslims” a couple of weeks ago.
As glad as I am about Durbin’s hearings, I have to maintain that the way to gain the best understanding of Muslims in the United States starts not by listening to politicians or pundits, left or right, but by shutting them off.
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Posted on March 30, 2011, in Guest and tagged dick durbin, durbin, homeland security, Islam, islam hearings, Islamophobia, mosques, pete king, peter king, terrorism. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.