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Tue May 14, 2019, 08:07 PM

Muslim Lawmaker Says His Faith Attacked at First Town Hall

A newly elected Virginia state House delegate who is Muslim said he was harassed by protesters and asked how he planned to implement Sharia law at his first town hall.

Del. Ibraheem Samirah said he's disappointed that the small group of protesters attacked his faith at a Saturday event in Northern Virginia.

Samirah said protesters carried signs denouncing Sharia law and made pointed comments attacking his faith. He said the attacks were especially troubling because they came during Ramadan, the Muslim holy month marked by dawn to dusk fasting.

Samirah, a Democrat, won a special election earlier this year to represent a Northern Virginia district.

Read more: https://www.nbcwashington.com/blogs/first-read-dmv/Muslim-Lawmaker-Says-His-Faith-Attacked-at-First-Town-Hall-509911261.html

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no_hypocrisy May 2019 #1

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Tue May 14, 2019, 08:22 PM

1. Not good on several levels.

To be attacked by white nationalist terrorist republicans, esp. during Ramadan.

Also my brother and his wife are Muslim and live in his district.

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