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Bay Ridge Muslims Not Happy About Carson’s Muslim Comment

Oct 05, 2015

Pastor Khader El-Yateem of Salam Arab Lutheran Church said Carson’s comments were a distasteful strategic move to boost his ratings. The Bay Ridge pastor said the entire Arab community – not just Muslims – is impacted by these discriminatory comments.


"Muslims might feel more victimized but we are all the same community. We speak the same language; we share the same traditions. It really targets all of us. All of us become demonized and victimized by these comments," El-Yateem said.


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