WOO HOO! It’s about time a politician had the guts to say this. I say, make this guy Secretary of Defense.
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THNK PROGRESS (H/T Wild Child) From the “Preserving Freedom Conference” in Nashville, TN: State representative Rick Womick (R-TN) has made no secret of his anti-Muslim views. A New York Times articlefrom July described Womick on the statehouse floor, warning his constuents that Islamic law was the most urgent threat to their way of life. But in an interview on the sidelines of the “Preserving Freedom Conference” at the Cornerstone Church in Madison, TN, Womick went to new extremes to paint Muslim Americans as dangerous and seditious.
In the interview, which took place on Veterans Day, Womick told ThinkProgress that “I don’t trust one Muslim in our military” and “if they truly are a devout Muslims, and follow the Quran and the Sunnah, then I feel threatened because they’re commanded to kill me.” When asked if Muslims should be forced out of the military, Womick responded “Absolutely, yeah.”
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