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Colorado Muslims Wonder If Theater Shooter Might Have Been Noticed

posted on July 24, 2012

At The Denver Post, Chuck Murphy suggests that if James Holmes, the alleged perpetrator of the Colorado theater shootings, were a Muslim, police would have taken notice of his recent suspicious behavior. Murphy writes, “If Holmes were Iranian-American, or Afghan-American, his purchases, his apparent withdrawal and his plans probably would have been noticed by neighbors, reported and investigated.” Imam Ibrahim Kazerooni, a Muslim resident in Denver, agrees: “There is the general feeling that exists in the U.S. Muslim community that they are marginalized and treated differently.”

Read at The Denver Post