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August 16, 2016 4:48 PM

Blood on Trump's Hands?

NYPD deputy inspector Henry Sautner tells reporters on Sunday that they haven’t yet found a motive for the fatal shootings of Muslim cleric Maulama Akonjee and a second man, who were attacked by a gunman as they walked home from a mosque in New York on Saturday. Religious leaders blame the murders on Donald Trump for anti-Muslim rhetoric



July 29, 2016 3:23 PM

Watch the Father of a Slain Muslim Soldier School Trump on the Constitution

One of the most emotionally charged moments of the last night of the Democratic convention came when the father of a Muslim American soldier killed in the line of duty took the stage. Humayun Khan, 27 years old when he died, was a graduate from the University of Virginia and a captain in the US Army when a suicide bomber attacked his unit in Iraq. He died protecting his fellow soldiers. On Thursday night, his father, Khizr Khan, gave an impassioned plea to the American people to vote for Hillary Clinton—and delivered an even sharper rebuke to Donald Trump.


July 28, 2016 8:55 AM

Obama: Trump a "homegrown demagogue."

President Barack Obama called Trump a "homegrown demagogue." Michael Bloomberg dismissed him as a "con." And Vice President Joe Biden, in rejecting Trump, declared that "Americans have never, ever, ever, ever let their country down."

July 27, 2016 5:05 PM

God will not aid an unjust nation: Dr. Jackson opening the DNC

Opening Prayers by a Muslim Leader

Our times call for the very best from our political leaders. Guide them, O God, to their very highest selves. Teach them that of all the things that nations produce, none is more beloved to You than justice tempered with compassion. As a Muslim sage once put it: “God will aid a just nation, even if it is unbelieving; and God will not aid an unjust nation even if it is believing.” Many nations, due to arrogance, heedlessness, or just bad leadership, have been blinded to this truth. Please, God, do not place us among such nations.

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