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Sunday, July 27, 2008

Obama on Muslims, Arabs, and His Faith

In response to questions from the minority journalists, Obama argued that he's not compounding prejudice against Muslims in American when his campaign works to counter false reports that he is Muslim. "I think my credentials on supporting Muslim Americans are very strong," said Obama, noting that he spoke about discrimination against Arab Americans in a 2004 speech to the Democratic convention.

"I just don't like the idea of somebody falsely identifying my religion," said Obama. [Link]

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