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MPAC Election Guide: Activate 2008 January 18, 2008

Posted by Some Muslim in USA.
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The Muslim Public Affairs Council has put together a document examining five key issues in the election and provides Muslim-Americans with the presidential candidates’ positions in their own words.

http://www.mpac.org/docs/MPAC-2008-Election-Guide.pdf

Here’s a snippet:

Senator John McCain (R-AZ) recently told BeliefNet.com that the prospect of a Muslim in the White House makes him “uncomfortable.” Prior to that, Mayor Rudy Guiliani’s political advisor Congressman Peter King (R-NY) said “unfortunately, there are too many mosques in this country” and accused Muslim Americans of not fully cooperating with law enforcement. In addition, Republican presidential candidate Congressman Tom Tancredo (R-CO) reiterated his support for considering “taking out Muslim holy sites” if another terror attack were to take place on American soil. MPAC seeks to ensure that the rhetoric against Islam and Muslims does not alienate the Muslim American community in this election cycle.

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