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Muslims Are the Most Loyal American Religious Group, New Poll Says

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Muslim Americans are loyal to the US and optimistic despite facing high levels of discrimination, a Gallup poll on American religious groups finds.

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Wednesday August 3, 2011, 3:49 am
Noted Thanks Cal... This is a brilliant post! It is really 'one in the eye' for all those Muslimophobes! it is about time that more positive things are written and published about Muslim people, so that we can see them for the gentle, sincere and loyal people that so many of them are! On care 2 we have to try our best to stamp out all bigotry and hatred towards Muslim people and spread unity and love amongst all people.

Wednesday August 3, 2011, 4:30 am
Thank you for the post.

Cristina M (137)
Wednesday August 3, 2011, 5:44 am
There are polls for everything these days but polls are not reliable. I don't doubt any religious group loyalty, so my comment has nothing to do with muslims nor any other religious group, just that I never trust polls nor questionnaires, whatever the info they're giving. The words used to ask the questions, the order the questions are being asked, the mood of people when they answered, etc. make polls unreliable and quite useless.

Bob hardly here P (394)
Wednesday August 3, 2011, 3:48 pm
thanks for the post thou not a firm believer in polls

Mike H (252)
Thursday August 4, 2011, 9:29 am
Polls can be designed to get desired results

Christopher Fowler (82)
Thursday August 4, 2011, 2:47 pm
really? Someone should tell my ex's father, who funnels money to Al Queda through his bank.

Pamela K (13)
Thursday August 4, 2011, 3:24 pm
Muslims want the same thing anyone else wants--security for their children and hope for the future. Sure, there are radicals among them--as there are radial "christians", etc. Radicals do not make the mainstream. The USA was created as a sanctuary for those trying to escape such extremism. The system is not perfect but it still offers hope--it is an ideal we strive to live up to, whatever our religions and belief systems. USA is the "great melting pot"---not without friction but a place with potential for all peoples to get along and find a common ground.
THIS is what those coming here hope to find.

Mary Donnelly (47)
Thursday August 4, 2011, 5:46 pm
Thanks Cal. I agree with Pamela K.

Mary P (157)
Thursday August 4, 2011, 9:42 pm
THANK YOU, CAL, for Posting an Article that, shows the Muslims, in a Positive Light. I am
Sure there are plenty more, where this one came from, and if people of the world, would
Look for them, they will find More Truth, about Islam and Muslims.

Radicals do Not Represent Any Religions,
Neither does, Vile and Evil Actions of ' man'

I totally Agree with Pamela K.

Unnikrishnan Sasidharan (44)
Thursday August 4, 2011, 11:20 pm
What BS..just google the term Takeyya..enough said

Start Bas (22)
Friday August 5, 2011, 1:35 am
very creative article, nobody before came with an idea to write something positive about muslims, props to the author

Walter Firth (45)
Friday August 5, 2011, 3:56 am
Noted ,Thanks Cal.Interesting if not entirely believable.

Anis Kureshi (49)
Friday August 5, 2011, 8:28 am
Thanks for sharing!

Vijay Tankha (28)
Friday August 5, 2011, 11:41 pm
There is no doubt that Muslims round the world have gained censure because of their dogmatic stand against any reforms in their life styles. Were they to conform and do in Rome as the Romans do there would be no problem for them. Most normal people believe in the policy of live and let live. Unfortunately in most cases , usually because of a lack of education, Muslims particularly the women, life according to the Sharia laws and this is upsetting for the communities within which they live. No doubt there are many if not most who are law abiding citizens, but the common perception is of distrust because of the radicals within. It's good that a poll has thrown up such an aspect. Maybe if the normal, rational Muslims were to go on the rampage against the rebels it will benefit the community hugely !!

John K (23)
Saturday August 6, 2011, 2:56 pm
"We send our sincerest wishes to Muslims in America and around the world for health, prosperity, and happiness during Ramadan and throughout the coming year. All the world continues to benefit from this faith and its achievements. Ramadan and the upcoming holiday season are a good time for people of different faiths to learn more about each other. And the more we learn, the more we find that many commitments are broadly shared. We share a commitment to family, to protect and love our children. We share a belief in God's justice, and man's moral responsibility. And we share the same hope for a future of peace. We have much in common and much to learn from one another."
President George W. Bush 2001
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