Legislators “Out of Touch” in Labeling All Muslims as Terrorists
Washington, DC – The Interfaith Alliance joined with its two Oklahoma chapters in criticizing 24 members of the Oklahoma Legislature who have declined a copy of the Quran given as a gift by the Governor’s Ethnic American Advisory Committee.
“It is surprising to me that a gesture of interfaith understanding like this would be treated with such blatant disregard. The Muslim community in
Rev. Gaddy went on to say, “Rep. Duncan’s assertion that all Muslims are terrorists demonstrates that he is woefully out of touch with reality. Even President Bush has gone to great lengths praising Islam as a peaceful religion, despite our conflict with Islamic extremists.”
When the controversy over the Quran surfaced, The Interfaith Alliance of Tulsa, a local affiliate of The Interfaith Alliance, was one of the first organizations to pledge its solidarity with the Muslim community of
“I am very pleased that so many people from diverse faith traditions have rallied around the Muslim community of
Interfaith Alliance celebrates religious freedom by championing individual rights, promoting policies that protect both religion and democracy, and uniting diverse voices to challenge extremism. Founded in 1994, Interfaith Alliance brings together members from 75 faith traditions as well as those without a faith tradition to protect faith and freedom. For more information visit www.interfaithalliance.org.