CAIR Warns Donald Trump’s Comments Endanger Muslim Women

HeadlineJul 05, 2016

This comes as the Council on American-Islamic Relations is warning “American Muslims, and particularly Muslim women, are facing an unprecedented spike in discrimination and hate attacks, due in no small part to Donald Trump’s Islamophobic rhetoric and policy proposals.” This comes after Donald Trump’s comments during a town hall in New Hampshire on Thursday.

Trump Supporter: “Just to mix quickly homeland security and jobs. Why aren’t we putting our retiree—our military retirees on that border or in TSA? Get rid of all these 'hibijabis' they wear at TSA.”

Donald Trump: “Well, I—”

Trump Supporter: “I’ve seen them myself.”

Donald Trump: “Yeah, I understand that. Yeah.”

Trump Supporter: “We need the veterans back in there to take it. They’ve fought for this country and defended it. They’ll still do it.”

Donald Trump: “OK.”

Trump Supporter: “Thank you.”

Donald Trump: “You know, and we are looking at that. And we are looking at that. We’re looking at a lot of things.”

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