01 Sep '11, 6pm

Bloomberg Allowing Muslim "Conquest" of NYC, Says Right Wing Group (video) - Care2.com (blog)

Bloomberg Allowing Muslim "Conquest" of NYC, Says Right Wing Group (video) - Care2.com (blog)

A recent Pew Center study found that the Muslim American community is for the most part “largely content with its place in American society and optimistic about the country’s direction,” despite still facing discrimination after 9/11. But about a quarter report that they have been treated suspiciously, called offensive names and feel that airport security singles them out. Nearly ten years after 9/11, hateful rhetoric about Muslims has become all too common and even gone “mainstream .” A recent email by Andrea Lafferty, the president of the Traditional Values Coalition (TVC), offers yet another example. Entitled “Islamists Continue Conquest of New York City,” the email makes a not-too-subtle reference to the Crusades, as if “Islamists” are knocking at the gates of Western civilization. According to Lafferty, Mayor Michael Bloomberg deciding to exclude clergy and first resp...

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