—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—
JAMAICA, New York (March 11, 2011) – The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) issued a statement today thanking congressional representatives for their support of the American Muslim community.
“ICNA thanks Representatives Laura Richardson, Sheila Jackson Lee, Loretta Sanchez, Yvette Clarke, Hansen Clarke and Keith Ellison as well as Sherriff Leroy Baca of Los Angeles for their moving testimony on behalf of the American Muslim community at the Homeland Security Committee’s hearings today.
ICNA and the American Muslim community applaud you for your commitment to preserving the Constitutional rights of all Americans and listening to the concerns of all of your constituents. We commend you for standing up against hate, protecting the rights of law-abiding citizens and upholding the values of our great nation.”
The Islamic Circle of North America is a leading American Muslim organization dedicated to the betterment of society through the application of Islamic values. Since 1968, ICNA has worked to build relations between communities by devoting itself to education, outreach, social services and relief efforts.
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