jump to navigation

MPAC Election Guide: Activate 2008 January 18, 2008

Posted by Some Muslim in USA.

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.


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.

Read it!



No comments yet — be the first.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: