We mourn the loss of life of peaceful worshippers in last night's unconscionable, hate-fueled violence in New Zealand. A sad reality is anti-Muslim sentiment has long been on the rise right here in the US. We must reject religious bigotry in all forms.
Take a few moments to click through this sobering map. Anti-Muslim violence is not a series of isolated incidents, but a project of white supremacist & nativist ideology, spurred on govt. officials at the highest levels. via
US: data shows notable increase in attacks on mosques as well.
“In recent years, anti-Muslim sentiment has spiked. Although these sentiments manifest themselves in many ways, attacks on mosques directly take aim at religious freedom.”