Attorney General Loretta Lynch at Muslim Advocates Dinner
Attorney General Loretta Lynch talked about issues facing Muslims in the U.S. at the annual Muslim Advocates dinner.
December 3, 2015
ATTORNEY GENERAL LORETTA LYNCH: THIS IS A COUNTRY THAT IS BASED ON FREE SPEECH. BUT WHEN IT EDGES TOWARDS VIOLENCE, WHEN WE SEE THE POTENTIAL FOR SOMEONE TO LIFT - LIFTING THAT MANTLE OF ANTI-MUSLIM RHETORIC, OR AS WE SAW AFTER 9/11, VIOLENCE DIRECTED AT INDIVIDUALS WHO MAY NOT EVEN BE MUSLIMS BUT MAY BE PERCEIVED TO BE MUSLIMS, AND THEY WILL SUFFER JUST AS WELL, JUST AS MUCH. WHEN WE SEE THAT, WE WILL TAKE ACTION.
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