Word of the government’s steps to seize mosques sent chills through the American Muslim community, already fearful of reprisals following the recent shootings at Fort Hood, allegedly by a Muslim gunman.
“The timing couldn’t be worse,” said Ibrahim Hooper, national communications director for the Council on American-Islamic Relations. Yesterday, Hooper interrupted an evening of media calls about the pending mosque seizures to speak with police arriving at CAIR’s Washington headquarters in response to death threats against the group in the days since the Fort Hood rampage. (More)

 

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