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Majority say Muslims, Jews face more discrimination than other religious groups

Image result for Majority say Muslims, Jews face more discrimination than other religious groupsA majority of registered voters in a new a new Hill-HarrisX poll say Muslims and Jews face more discrimination than other religious groups in the U.S.

Eighty-five percent of respondents said Muslims face discrimination, while 15 percent said they face almost no discrimination or no discrimination at all in the U.S. Seventy-nine percent also said Jews face discrimination, with 21 percent disagreeing…more:  the  hill

Majority of terrorists who have attacked America are not Muslim, new study finds

“Nope. Not new news. The FBI has *been* stating this [in its most understated way]. There’s a 2015 bulletin by the FBI acknowledging that the extreme right wing is the biggest threat to the United States of America”Tahirah Amatul Wadud

Most of the designated terrorist groups in the US are right-wing extremists, not Muslim, according to a new report. A joint project by the Investigative Fund at the Nation…MORE: INDEPENDENT.CO.UK

U.S. Dropped 23,144 Bombs on Muslim-Majority Countries in 2015

Council of Foreign Relations resident skeptic Micah Zenko recently tallied up how many bombs the United States has dropped on other countries and the results are as depressing as one would think. Zenko figured that since Jan. 1, 2015, the U.S. has dropped around 23,144 bombs on Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, and Somalia, all countries that are majority Muslim….more ALTERNET.ORG

Islamophilia: Hamtramck elects Muslim-majority city council

amtramck, a historically Polish-Catholic enclave of Detroit, rose to national prominence more than a decade ago when its city council gave permission to a mosque to broadcast its call to prayer from speakers on its roof. At the time, opponents were angered by what they saw as an intrusion of Islamic practice onto a public space. The city council’s approval of an ordinance to allow mosques to broadcast the Islamic call to prayer onto public streets  …more: washingtonpost.