CITY OF SPRINGFIELD RESOLUTION #3705 : Solidarity with Muslims

r-3705-solidarty-with-muslim-community-springfiled-maPage 1: WHEREAS, the United States was founded by immigrants, many fleeing religious persecution, who enshrined freedom of religion as one of our nation’s fundamental legal and ethical principles,

and WHEREAS, the history of Islam in the United States began even before its founding when African Muslims were enslaved and brought to the Americas, where they later helped in numerous ways to build this country, including sacrificing their lives on the line in every major war from the Revolutionary War on, and…more:Solidarity with Muslims CITY OF SPRINGFIELD In The City Council