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Muslim attorney speaks at Interfaith Council

 GREENFIELD — Several hot topics and the state of affairs in general for Muslims in America brought civil rights attorney Tahirah Amatul-Wadud to the Interfaith Council of Franklin County on Thursday at the Second Congregational…more:

Gov. McAuliffe Speaks About Islamic Assignment Controversy

At WTOP radio station in Washington D.C. he said he called the Augusta County teacher at the center of a controversy surrounding a calligraphy assignment that included an Islamic statement of faith.

The Governor said he feels it is critical for children to learn about other cultures and for Virginians to be welcoming to all.

The school closed last week for one day after the story made national headlines, and threats came in,….more:  McAuliffe