Thursday, March 3, 2011
House committee will examine 'radicalized US Muslims' in special session
In Washington DC, the House of Representatives' Homeland Security Committee is set to hold a March 10 hearing into "radicalized US Muslims." Some critics have said this hearing is an attempt by the committee to popularize bias against the Muslim community.
Reportedly, two US Muslims with family members who were radicalized will be among the witness. The committee is chaired by New York Rep. Peter King. Meanwhile, Japanese-American lawmaker Mike Honda took aim at the hearing, evoking the image of 1940s Era Japanese-American detention camps where Americans were forcibly relocated by the US Government based on prejudice.
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