Religion of peace

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Originally published in The Star-Telegram &  Dallas Morning News

 

According to former Gov. Mike Huckabee, Islam promotes “murderous mayhem” and rioting on its holiest days.

As an American Muslim, I am not shocked that he did not cite a verse from the Quran. I mean, after all, it is tough to cite such an accusation from a religion which literally is defined as “religion of peace.”

If Gov. Huckabee picked up a Quran, he would have found in Chapter 5, “Allah loves not those who create disorder” (5:65), making clear that violence has no place in Islam.

I urge Gov. Huckabee to pick up a Quran.

– Ahmed Malik

 

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Muslim Writers Guild of America
Muslim Writers Guild of America

The premier writers guild in the English language dedicated to defending the honor of Islam and Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)

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