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Are Muslims a threat to America?

Are Muslims a threat to America?

Donald Trump has just made his most extreme pledge yet, in the 2016 race to become America’s new president, in which he has consistently pushed the boat out on issues of race and immigration. He displayed his hatred towards the Muslims around the world by using his campaigns to criticise and turn them into “scapegoats”. He continuously asks the nation, the world, “What have Muslims ever done for us?”

“Despite the fact that we are in the 21st Century, Trump is beginning to relive the horrors of the 20th Century, taking, of what seems to be, Adolf Hitler’s footsteps, “Park High Student

Obama declared the fact that he is against Trump’s views and is persistent that “We cannot turn against one another by letting this fight be defined as a war between America and Islam.”

Obama specifically sought to underscore that while Muslims have a responsibility to identify and reject extremism within their ranks, Americans cannot lose sight of the fact that the vast majority of Islam’s, more than a billion followers are peaceful and not terrorists. “Muslim Americans are our friends and our neighbours. Our co-workers. Our sports heroes. And, yes, they are out men and women in uniform who are willing to die in defence of our country,” he added “We have to remember that.”

Ultimately, trump’s threat was met with confounded rage on the part of prominent Muslims. Ibrahim Hooper, spokesperson for the Council on American – Islamic relations, tweeted: “Where is there left for him to go? Are we talking internment camps? Are we talking the final solution?”

By Marisa and Oranus