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Muslim community says Walsh perpetuating hate

Thursday, August 09, 2012
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Members of the Muslim community in the Chicago area say Congressman Joe Walsh is perpetuating hate and division among Americans with recent comments at a town hall.

"There is a radical strain of Islam in this country, it's not just over there, trying to kill Americans every week," Walsh said.

The Chicago Office of the Council on American- Islamic Relations will hold a news conference Friday to blast those remarks made Wednesday night.

On Thursday, the congressman defended his comments and said we cannot let political correctness blind us to reality.

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