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Johnson County Passes Proclamation Supporting Muslims

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — The Johnson County Board of Supervisors passed a proclamation Tuesday in support of “our Muslim sisters and brothers.”

KCRG-TV reports that the proclamation is a response to recent comments by politicians and others regarding about Muslims after recent terrorist attacks by radical groups.

Part of the proclamation reads in part:

“We are distressed that our Muslim sisters and brothers are being unfairly forced to bear the fears of our nation … We are deeply concerned by words and actions that assault the safety and well-being of Muslims.”

According to the proclamation, Muslims have helped make the United States a great place to “live, learn, work and play.”

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