American Muslims: Fears v. Facts

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The quotes above come from a recent Sterling Heights City Council Meeting. You can view that meeting, and hear the remarks, in this video. This story was also covered in the Arab American News. Statistics regarding support for targeting civilians comes from Gallup. Data on anti-government extremists can be found, in this New York Times report from June of 2015. Data on Muslim family income can be found in this 2011 Pew study; data on Muslims with college degrees comes from a 2009 Gallup study. Percentages of Muslim physicians in the United States may be accessed here, while information of the contribution of American Muslims may be found here.

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