Haslam’s Muslims Instrumental in Keeping Sharia in Tennessee

via Common Ground News Service: Tennessee Muslims Instrumental in Getting the Vote Out.

Tennessee is home to an estimated 63,000 Muslims, the majority of whom are eligible voters. Many of them moved to the state in the 1990s. They are a diverse group, and include Kurds, Somalis, Pakistanis, Bengalis, Afghans, Turks and African Americans; some are also converts to Islam.

Late last year, I helped found the American Center for Outreach (ACO) in order to ensure that political leaders hear Muslim voices and, more broadly, to challenge misconceptions about Muslim communities in Tennessee.

ACO is a Tennessee-based, non-partisan organisation that was established to inform, educate and empower Muslims to become engaged in society by providing the assistance and guidance the community needs. Our goal at ACO is to show that the average Tennessean can take part in the democratic process regardless of religion, race, gender or economic status. To do this, ACO aims to better connect the Muslim community and Tennessee government, while also supporting individuals in becoming catalysts for positive change in their own communities.

We also hope to change the Muslim community’s perception of the political system. Many believe that the system is inaccessible and their voice does not count. Our work has focused on educating them on the civic process and how they can get involved at each level. Understanding how the process works, individuals are more comfortable and empowered to speak for themselves on issues they care about. Organisations like ACO bring a proactive voice to public discourse, while at the same time peacefully defending our community in times of need.

My work at ACO has grown out of past experiences with community activism. When I was policy coordinator at the Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition, together with other groups we were able to change a bill that would have banned sharia — which, after our efforts, was later re-written to contain no references to Islam.

ACO is a partner with CAIR. They claim to be non-partisan but Islam is a political-religious ideology and ACO is partisan to sharia and all that goes with it. They have fully infiltrated Tennessee government as well. Read more of their faux victimization bullshit at Huffpo if you want.

And this: Muslim Brotherhood Progeny in TN

In Tennessee, the public voice advancing the ideology and the plan of the Muslim Brotherhood is the AMAC and its lobbying organization the American Center for Outreach (ACO).

Governor Haslam and Commissioner Gibbons, by their actions, have given these groups the exclusive voice in Tennessee on the politics of Islam.

Do go to that link and read all of it.

11 Responses

  1. WTF are our elected officials thinking? I suspect that that there is a money trail there to be followed. Don’t they recognize the threat that Islamic beliefs in shariah law and demands that our 1st amendment rights be curtailed pose a grave threat to the U.S. Constitution and the American way of life?

  2. What is wrong with these “Republican” governors like Haslam & Christie? They think we’re all just a bunch of cooks for even questioning the role of sharia and Muslim Brotherhood affiliated organizations in the US.

  3. ALL politicians in America are walking “hand-in-hand” with Islam these days!!! Don’t be “fooled!”

  4. Tennessee you will more than likely be on your own when they start raping you boys and girls. and chopping off the heads of your friends because they will not convert to islam.

  5. and thanks for the info

  6. damned heatherns dont you know that islam is an ideology

  7. Islam, like Christianity and Western Civ., has been infiltrated w/ Marxist activists. They are here to bring down the free market system & our Constitutnl Republic. Many are ‘useful idiots’ for the Left. I really don’t want to see the battle play out between those two. It’ll be a bloodbath. Pray for our young to move beyond their indoctrination. May the Good Lord give them the vision to recognize Truth when they see it. Right now they are not seeing it, even when it’s on a YouTube video. Even when the Towers came down. Even with Ft. Hood. Even with Benghazi. They CANNOT SEE TRUTH. It’s a horror.

  8. Well the muzzies are inbreds, but wondering if some of the of the tennesee officials are as well.

  9. I have spent my whole life since I immigrated to united state. what I have learned from them was violence , discrimination, terror and hate. There is not different between Islamic groups. Simply they dont want you if you are not muslim either here in america or in middle east. A simple example is that they were clapping happiness for what happened in Bengazi.

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