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If the Sikh Temple Had Been a Mosque

posted on August 14, 2012

At The New York Times, Samuel G. Freedman writes on the growing expectation of violence against Muslim Americans. The news coverage of the Wisconsin Sikh temple shootings “implies that somehow the public would have—even should have—reacted differently had Mr. Page turned his gun on Muslims attending a mosque,” Freedman writes. He quotes Reza Aslan, a religion scholar, who says, “Islamophobia has become so mainstream in this country that Americans have been trained to expect violence against Muslims.”

Read at The New York Times