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Oz Could Be the First Muslim U.S. Senator, But Some Muslim Americans Are Ambivalent

posted on November 8, 2022

Liam Stack of The New York Times reports that many Pennsylvania Muslims are not supporting Dr. Mehmet Oz, the Pennsylvania Republican candidate for Senate, who has distanced himself from his Muslim faith on the campaign trail. Stack writes, “For many American Muslims, their concern is not over theological differences with Dr. Oz or his religious observance, but over his unwillingness to publicly embrace them while at the same time aligning with politicians who have been hostile toward their community.” Oz would be the first Muslim U.S. senator if elected.

Read at The New York Times