With the new Congress, Muslims in the U.S. need worry no longer about their “eroding civil rights” — nor about any serious anti-terror efforts. “US Muslims Vote for Civil Rights, Iraq,” by Sahar Kassaimah for IslamOnline (thanks to PRCS):
Muslims will go out Tuesday to democratically defend their eroding civil rights.
WASHINGTON “” One would imagine that American Muslims would normally ally with the Republican Party for its conservative stances on moral issues such as same-sex marriage and abortion. But the word “normally” indeed holds the key.
The majority of American Muslims seem set to vote for Democrats, known to be more liberal on moral issues of concern to conservative Muslims, in Tuesday’s mid-term elections, which could see Republicans lose control over one or both houses of Congress.
“It is not a time to focus on abortion and same-sex marriage,” Fatimah Awni, a mother of four, told IslamOnline.net.
“We have been losing and suffering since President George Bush came to office and it is our chance to change that.”