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Muslim Americans Are Model Citizens, According to a New Poll

The survey, from the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding, shows that though Muslims living in America are facing more violence than ever, they are actually among America’s most model citizens.

What exactly does that mean?

Well, in a land founded on religious freedom, Muslims are among the most religious and patriotic citizens: 42% of Muslims attend services regularly compared to 45% of Protestants….more:  mic  .

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Native Americans call for ban on Christians entering the US

Native Americans have controversially called for a complete ban on Christians of any denomination entering NAtive americansthe US until representatives can ‘figure out what the hell is going on.’

“Seriously, you guys have screwed this place up,” said Chief Simon with Williams

“Two world wars, I don’t know how many ‘minor conflicts,’ mass-shootings, Adam Sandler, toy dogs, the Star Wars prequels. Ryan Adams covering Taylor Swift, MacDonalds; I mean, all this is bad enough but now you unleash Donald Trump on us?”…MORE: newsthump.

Formerly interned Japanese Americans stand up against Muslim hate

“No one really saw us off,” said Kashiwagi, referring to when he was shipped out to an internment camp — which he referred to as “a prison” — more than seven decades ago. “They were glad to see us go.”..
At the age of 93, Hiroshi Kashiwagi fears the country hasn’t changed much since he was interned at Tule Lake during World War II, and he empathizes with… more:   SFGATE.COM

Exclusive: Most Americans see Muslims like any other group after California shooting – poll

Just days after two Muslims were accused of gunning down 14 people in California, a Reuters/Ipsos poll shows 51 percent of Americans view Muslims living in the United States the same as any other communMuslim American Woman Scared to Wear Hijab in Public …ity, while 14.6 percent are generally fearful….

“If terrorism is designed to create a larger gap between Muslims and Westerners, unfortunately they’re succeeding,”… The poll has a credibility interval of 3.4 percentage points for all Americans and about 5.5 percentage points when looking at just Republican or Democratic responses…more:   news.yahoo.com

Why do Americans still dislike atheist

There is still a group that lots of Americans just don’t like much: atheists. Those who don’t believe in God are widely considered to be immoral, wicked and angry. … MORE http://www.washingtonpost.

The most recent study was conducted by the University of Minnesota, which found that atheists ranked lower than “Muslims, recent immigrants, gays and lesbians and other minority groups in ‘sharing their vision of American society.’more: University of Minnesota Study on American Attitudes Towards Atheists