The New Wave of Politicians for 2018 – Beware Patriots

In August 2016, Minnesota voters elected Ilhan Omar as the first Somali-American Muslim woman elected to a state legislature. Obama selected at least two Muslim female judges to sit on benches in the court systems between 2015 and 2016, Associate Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam of New York’s highest court and Judge Carolyn Walker-Diallo Brooklyn Civil Court. In 2006 Keith Ellison was sworn in to the US House of Representatives using with both the Bible and Thomas Jefferson’s copy of the Quran. There have been many instances in the recent past where CAIR has asserted considerable influence in the political arena and … Continue reading