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For the second time this month members of congress are meeting on Capitol Hill to discuss Muslims in the United States today's hearing led by senator Dick Durbin focuses on the rise of anti Muslim bigotry and discrimination.
And it comes just two weeks after our next guest -- the highly criticized hearing to discuss.
Muslim radicalization in the United States so is this move by Durbin -- political.
Pandering followed -- right on the security committee chairman representative Peter King is this political pandering that congressman can't.
Yeah I -- speakers and observer but to me it just doesn't make sense to have this hearing.
Because -- perpetuating the myth that some organized effort against Muslims I think the title of the hearing is.
Civil rights of Muslims in America.
I would say why -- have a hearing -- civil rights are Catholics or Jews or buddhists.
Well Hindus and the fact is there is no systematic gore intense.
Violation of any rights of Muslims in the country for instance there are nine times as many anti Semitic incidents every year -- -- our anti Muslim and is almost as many anti Christian.
As our answer most of this just perpetuates the myth that somehow Muslims -- the victims of September 11 and -- and we should point out that we.
We've reached out two mr.
Durbin and he declined our invitation to appear alongside you.
That's why she why she do when it.
Well again nor can they go is that you know my hearing focused on the radicalization of the Muslim American community by al-Qaeda which was real.
We show that at the hearing but there was such a fanatical.
-- -- opposition to this hearing.
I was really mindless and I I think that the -- Democrats just feel they have to respond.
Somehow they wanted to show that they're the party of open mindedness that -- the party of civil rights and the fact is senator Durbin himself.
Back in 2003.
Talk about groups like care.
It was -- about radical way are -- dangerous they are at today's gonna witnesses that are actually following a line of caring himself has now become very close.
-- -- the committee on American Islamic relations which the FBI won't deal with.
There's been an unindicted co conspirators in a major terrorist case -- -- -- are all going to be in this unit golf.
No I've -- been invited the I have my hearings in the house of another one coming up in about.
Six or seven weeks on radicalization in the American prison system these -- very serious issue Brian Steve this is for real.
I know why the Democrats -- the mainstream media wanna attacked -- -- having it doesn't bother me politically but to me it really hurts to debate in the country at the best they can do.
It's tobacco these hearings by senator Durbin was just somehow trying to create fusion that there's a violation of civil rights of Muslims in this country.
It's actually -- to me it makes no sense to warrant a congressman Peter King during his term battle long New York we thank you very much thank you sir.
Thank you congressman.
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