‘Muslim Backlash’?Posted: December 7, 2015 Filed under: Crime & Corruption, Mediasphere, Politics, Religion, White House | Tags: Afghan detainees at Guantanamo Bay, Barack Obama, Ben Carson, Council on American–Islamic Relations, Donald Trump, High school, Islam, Islamophobia, Muslim, United States 2 Comments
Here are the most recent facts, per the F.B.I.
Of the 1,140 victims of anti-religious hate crimes:
56.8 percent were victims of crimes motivated by their offenders’ anti-Jewish bias.
16.1 percent were victims of anti-Islamic (Muslim) biashate crime
6.2 percent were victims of bias against groups of individuals of varying religions (anti-multiple religions, group).
6.1 percent were victims of anti-Catholic bias.
2.5 percent were victims of anti-Protestant bias.
1.2 percent were victims of anti-Atheist/Agnostic bias.
11.0 percent were victims of bias against other religions (anti-other religion). (Based on Table 1.)
In other words…
A full 84% of hate crimes based on a person’s religion are not directed at Muslims…(read more)
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Playing the victim isn’t going to work on me. Innocent Muslims are no greater victims in this crisis than other innocents caught in the crossfire.