Source: Huffington Post
While some may try to divide us along religious lines, we are and always will be united as Americans.
This Thanksgiving, I join millions of American Muslim families in thanking fellow Americans of all faiths and political affiliations who this year publicly and vocally spoke out and showed up again and again to stand up for our shared American values, and to educate millions by using media to talk about the lives, contributions, hopes, and dreams of their American Muslim neighbors.
Being an ally is done best when it’s public and vocal. The more public and the more vocal, the stronger the impact. After all, our voices have the power to change millions of hearts and minds for the better.
We all remember the afternoon when the first “Muslim Ban” was signed. We remember seeing live videos from an increasing number of airports nationwide showing tens of thousands of fellow Americans – Republicans, Democrats, and others – gathering at the airports. We were all united by our shared American values and our belief in the words of the Declaration of Independence, in Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, in the 14th Amendment, and in the Constitution’s guarantees of equal protection and equal treatment under the law.
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THANK GIVING IS A GOOD THING.
What ever is good lawful, what is bad and harm unlawful
This is a general guidance in Islam Q. 7: 157,
Hopefully these progressive Muslim are growing up and want to respect and accept the diversity aming global society.
Hopefully Ahmadiyyah Muslim also can join to celebetating the thank giving day with Christian friends.
Let us eliminate the extremist ideology who hate other culture where prophet Muhammad did not do it.
These extremist Clerics still follow the ancient Tradition of Islam. They still live in the dark ages.