We’ve put together some background information calling out fear tactics and grounding them in facts.
Military, political, and law enforcement leaders say that upholding religious freedom is key to protecting our national security.
Check out our blogs on Rep. Peter King’s hearings on Muslim Radicalization.
Read expert opinions on why these hearings were counterproductive:
- LA Times Editorial, “Targeting Muslims“
- Politico piece by Rep. Bennie Thompson, “Terrorists are not just Muslims“
- Philadelphia Inquirer Editorial, “UnAmerican“
- Eugene Robinson column in Washington Post, “Stoking irrational fears about Islam“
- Bob Herbert column in NY Times, “Flailing about Muslims“
- SF Chronicle piece by Rep. Mike Honda, “Hearings on Muslim Americans is un-American“
- Richard Cohen column in Washington Post, “Rep. Peter King’s hearings on Islamic radicalization: Fuel for the bigots“