Have you ever heard of the Council on American Islamic Relations? According to their website:
“The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is a grassroots civil rights and advocacy group. CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties organization, with regional offices nationwide. CAIR’s national headquarters are on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. Since its establishment in 1994, CAIR has worked to promote a positive image of Islam and Muslims in America. Through media relations, government relations, education and advocacy, CAIR puts forth an Islamic perspective to ensure the Muslim voice is represented. In offering this perspective, CAIR seeks to empower the American Muslim community and encourage their participation in political and social activism.
CAIR’s government affairs department conducts and organizes lobbying efforts on issues related to Islam and Muslims. The department monitors legislation and government activities and responds on behalf of the American Muslim community. CAIR representatives have testified before Congress and have sponsored a number of activities designed to bring Muslim concerns to Capitol Hill.”Evidently, their lobbying efforts in Washington DC are quite successful as they are having a great deal of impact on the Obama administration, especially the White House and the Department of Homeland Security. Four years ago, they persuaded the FBI to stop using terms that were offensive to Muslims in their training material. The Obama administration ordered federal government employees to stop using terms like ‘Islamic extremism’ and ‘Islamic terrorists.’
Now the Department of Homeland Security is about to stop using normal Islamic terms, including ‘jihad’, ‘sharia’, ‘takfir’ and ‘umma.’ Jihad means ‘holy war’ which is what most Islamic extremist groups such as Hamas, Palestinian Liberation Organization, Al-Qaeda, Boko Haran, Taliban and ISIS, justify their violent actions are. Sharia is the strict legal code of conduct that governs many Muslims and justifies their beating, raping, burning and murdering of their women and girls. Takfir refers to the excommunication of a Muslim accused of unbelief. Umma refers to a community of Muslims. Additionally, they want to change ‘Muslim Americans’ to ‘American Muslims’ to make them seem more a part of the America we all love and hold dear that the Muslims are trying to destroy........To Read More.....