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Friday, August 5, 2016

[mukto-mona] California Just Took A Bold Stand Against Islamophobia

California Just Took A Bold Stand Against  Islamophobia

The Huffington Post
             Thu, Aug 4 9:29 AM PDT
California's State Assembly has taken a strong stand against a rising climate of Islamophobia in America.  On Monday, the Assembly passed a resolution that declared August 2016 as Muslim Appreciation and Awareness Month, as part of an effort to acknowledge the "myriad invaluable contributions of Muslim Americans in California and across the country."  The resolution (HR-59) was introduced by Assemblymember Bill Quirk and passed with bipartisan support, according to NBC.  The writers of the resolution pointed out that California is home to over 240 mosques, more than any other state in the country. The resolution also decried the discrimination that Muslim Americans have had to endure in the years ...


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