Posts tagged voice of america
VOA News: Suburban Chicago Muslim Center Denied Permit

"Here in DuPage county officials seem to be more focused on the types of land that's available in residential areas and want to appease residents' concerns rather than the rights of religious institutions," said Kevin Vodak, attorney for the Chicago chapter of the Council on American Islamic Relations.

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VOA News: Asian Americans Have Many of Same Election Day Concerns as Other Groups

"For American Muslims, the biggest concern right now is the quality and tone of the debate," added Rehab. "Whether this debate is on our national security, or our jobs or the economy or even the place of Muslims in America, our concern is that the nature of the debate in America has become more and more divisive, cynical, frenzied, paranoid, and we are very concerned about that and we wish that they debate itself, regardless of the positions people take, to be rooted in more intellect and empirical analysis and honest debate and mutual understanding."

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