Fun Fact: First Muslim Congressman

Fun facts about Muslim Americans

While the events of the War on Terror has caused many phobias and misunderstandings about Muslims, voters in Minnesota’s 5th congressional district elected Keith Ellison, who is a follower of Sunni Islam. He’s won several landslide elections to Congress, and has been a wonderful supporter of women’s rights, and LGBT rights. When he took his oath to office, he swore on a Quran that once belonged to Thomas Jefferson.

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  1. This is a happy thing to know. There’s hope.

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