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Turning Out Muslims for Biden

Know Your Candidate

Democrat Joe Biden is urging Muslims to join him. He wants them to help him fight to defeat the President. He made the move clear in addressing an online summit. The host of the summit, Emgage Action is an advocacy organization. It is mobilizing Muslim voters ahead of the American presidential election.


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Emgage Action titles the event “Million Muslim Votes.”

Biden made a pledge to overturn Trump’s ban on travelers from several predominantly Muslim countries. He told them, “I want to earn your vote not just because he’s not worthy of being president… I want to work in partnership with you… make sure your voices are included in the decision-making process as we work to rebuild our nation… Muslim American voices matter to our communities, to our country… But we all know that your voice hasn’t always gotten recognized or represented.”

It is important to know your candidate. Mr. Biden certainly seems to be pandering to Islam. He knew or should have known the politics of Islam are not compatible with the U.S. Constitution. Those adherent to Islam owe their full faith and allegiance to Allah over America. Those adherent to Islam, may not to accept the laws of man. They are, by their beliefs, only allowed to follow the Sharia, the Path, Islamic law.

Islam for Biden

The CEO of Emgage Action, Wa’el Alzayat, says the organization seeks to maximize Muslim turnout. Several Muslim elected officials, Democrats, endorse Biden for president. They do so in signing an endorsement letter. Among those signing the letter are Ilhan Omar, Keith Ellison and Andre Carson.

An Alzayat email says, “Joe Biden’s presence serves not only to galvanize Muslim Americans to cast their ballots, but to usher in an era of engaging with Muslim American communities under a Biden administration… A Biden administration will move the nation forward on many of the issues we care about… ”

In his address, Biden pledges to include Muslim American voices in his administration. He promises to speak out against human rights abuses against Muslim minorities around the world. He says he will champion the rights of Palestinians to have a state of their own.

Farooq Mitha is a senior adviser for Muslim engagement with Biden’s campaign. He said reaching out to Muslim voters is a priority for Biden. The campaign has hosted events with Muslims over the past months. Islam has been at war with America since the Jefferson Presidency. Is there any reason America has to use prudence in dealing with Islam? Just asking…