Skip to comments.Jasser Challenges Congressman on Reform's Value
Posted on 10/06/2009 3:42:33 PM PDT by Cindy
Note: Video included.
Jasser Challenges Congressman on Reform's Value IPT News October 2, 2009
At a Capitol Hill forum Thursday afternoon, U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) demonstrated how Islamists use slander and distortion in an effort to silence Muslim reformers. Ellison delivered a tirade in which he falsely accused Dr. Zuhdi Jasser - one of the United States' most prominent Muslim reformers - of encouraging anti-Muslim bigotry and attempting to censor Islamists.
Jasser, a Phoenix, AZ doctor who heads the American Islamic Forum for Democracy, came to Washington to brief members of Congress and their staffs about the dangers posed by "political Islam" as practiced by groups like the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). He also invited Ellison to discuss the issue of Islamism after Ellison spoke at two recent CAIR fundraisers in Arizona and California. U.S. Rep. Trent Franks and other members of the Arizona congressional delegation wrote to Ellison urging him not to go to the CAIR function. The letter cited damning evidence linking CAIR's founders to a Hamas-support network and the FBI's decision to cut off communication with CAIR.
Franks then hosted the talk with Jasser and Ellison. In it, Jasser emphasized that Islamist terror cannot be defeated without addressing political Islam: "We've avoided talking about the fact that there is
a radical ideology behind a faith that I love" which "has been hijacked, exploited, used as a platform for radicalism."
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by IPT News
Sep 22, 2009 at 5:09 pm
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Videos and more Information:
“The Third Jihad: Meet Dr. Jasser”
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