Why Don’t Moderate Muslims Denounce Terrorism?

They do. But it doesn't make the news. Bad news, such as terrorist attacks, is news. Good news is not.

Immediately after the San Bernardino shootings, Hussam Ayloush, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations in Los Angeles, said, "The Muslim community stands shoulder to shoulder with our fellow Americans in repudiating any twisted mind-set that would claim to justify such sickening acts of violence." Tahmina Rehman, president of Buffalo's Women's Auxiliary of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, criticized the shootings, noting that those who are truly faithful to the Quran live lives of peace and humility.

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Category: Op-Ed
2015-12-04T01:03:07-04:00 Op-Ed|