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‘Allahu akbar’: We have a double standard when it comes to religion and violence

Three people were killed in California in yet another mass shooting. The culprit? A man who had a history of violence and was known for yelling out religious slogans. Shortly before the slayings, he publicly praised his god and guns on Facebook. …

Despite his history of violence and religious fanaticism, you probably didn’t know (Cedric) Anderson was a Christian or a criminal. In fact, you might have thought I was speaking of Kori Ali Muhammad (whose previous name was Cory Taylor) who has been accused of killing three people in California; this time in Fresno.

Read the perspectives piece by Qasim Rashid.