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Role of Mosques in Politics

For some reason, Muslims in America have developed an allergy to the word, “politics“. We use this word to reject any discussion about our role in America, about Islam in America, about getting engaged in America and even about our own, internal structures of Muslim organizations (Masajid etc.,) in America.
Say, “this is just palitiks” and that ends all further discussions.
Yet everything we do, everything we live through is derived from politics…everything. Our ability to build a mosque close to where a number of us live, is from politics, our tax-free status is from politics, our job security is from politics and our protections, are from politics.
So are all the things used to attack us with…
Targeting Muslims in America is a political decision. Continue reading

November 17, 2012 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , | 1 Comment