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Sun May 27, 2018, 11:07 AM

U.S. Sen. Doug Jones visits Alabama mosque

Source: AL.com, by Greg Garrison

U.S. Sen. Doug Jones visited the Hoover Crescent Islamic Center on Saturday night, giving a speech to about 200 Muslims before they broke their daytime fasting with an evening meal after sunset in observance of their holy month of Ramadan.


More than 20,000 Muslim voters - about the margin of victory for Jones - turned out and voted in December almost without exception for Jones, said Khaula Hadeed, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations in Alabama.

Khaula Hadeed

Hadeed said Moore had called Islam a "false religion" and made other disparaging remarks about Muslims and their faith. Muslims invited Moore to visit a mosque last year but did not receive a response, she said.


Jones, a longtime member of Canterbury United Methodist Church in Mountain Brook, said it was the first time he has been inside a mosque. Officials with CAIR of Alabama said they were not aware of any Alabama senator having previously ever visited a mosque in the state.


Read it all at: https://www.al.com/living/index.ssf/2018/05/us_sen_doug_jones_visits_alaba.html

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Sun May 27, 2018, 11:14 AM

1. This is a good man. I hope white wing Alabamians get it when election comes around.

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Sun May 27, 2018, 11:29 AM

2. His first term holds until January 2021.

If the Dotard impacts the next two election cycles the same way the election of Barack Obama did down here, there's a chance this state could go back to traditional southern Democratic values (kinda Blue Doggish, but helped guarantee Nancy Pelosi as Speaker of the House!) - and stop listening to carpetbaggers from New York City!

It takes every Alabamian to make a difference - Christian, Muslim, Jew - and the "nones," too!

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