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Obama, in Mosque Visit, Denounces Anti-Muslim Bias

posted on February 3, 2016

The New York Times‘ Gardiner Harris reports, “President Obama reached out to Muslims in the United States on Wednesday in an impassioned speech, embracing them as part of ‘one American family,’ implicitly criticizing the Republican presidential candidates and warning citizens not to be ‘bystanders to bigotry.'” Harris writes, “Citing Thomas Jefferson and John Adams, who he said had had their own copies of the Quran, Mr. Obama reminded his audience that Muslims had been a part of the United States since its founding.”

Read at The New York Times