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Video: Ahmadiyya spokesman on whether politicians have fermented a rise in anti-Muslim sentiment?

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Source: Viewpoint with Eliot Spitzer

Harris Zafar, national spokesperson for the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA, and “Viewpoint” host Eliot Spitzer discuss the possibility that the gunman behind the mass shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis., actually intended to target Muslims and whether a rise in anti-Muslim sentiment is linked to political rhetoric.

“The Republican primaries were ridden with such incidents, where Mr. Santorum, Herman Cain, Michele Bachmann repeatedly spread this message of fear of Muslims, fear of Shariah law,” Zafar says. “It’s really given us this impression that we’re not American enough. No matter how many generations we’ve been here, we’re just not American enough.”

Posted by on August 7, 2012. Filed under Americas,Awareness,Death,Islam,Media,Media and Culture,Misinformation,Murder,Politics,Religion,Separation of Church and State,Sikhism,United States,Video,Violence. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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