In February, a group in Yorba Linda, California organized a fundraising event to address homelessness and domestic violence in the city. It was like every other fundraising event for these purposes, down to the chicken dinner, except that it was organized by Muslims. People showed up in droves to protest. They carried signs that said, “The Devil is Islam” and waved American flags and shouted, “Get out of here! Terrorists!” and “You beat your women and you rape your children!” Protesters screamed “Go home!” – prompting one American Muslim to ask, “Where am I supposed to go? I was born here.” Women in scarves ran a gauntlet of hatred. One elected official said to the press, “I know quite a few Marines who would be very happy to help these terrorists to an early meeting in Paradise.”
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