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Second Muslim elected to Congress

March 12, 2008

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Tue Mar 11, 2008 11:16pm EDT By Judith Cebula INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) – Indiana voters on Tuesday elected a Muslim to Congress, only the second of that faith chosen in U.S. history. Andre Carson, grandson of the late Democrat Rep. Julia Carson, was elected to serve the balance of her term in the U.S. House of […]

US CONGRESS passes Ramadan bill

October 3, 2007

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This is HISTORIC for American- Muslims and Muslims around the world. This is the first time in history that the United States Congress will commemorate and recognize the month of Ramadan as the Islamic holy month. The language from the bill text is below for your viewing. The Congress passed the resolution with 376 voting yes, […]