Saturday, September 26, 2015

LA Times: The Founding Fathers say Ben Carson is wrong about a Muslim president

via LA Times:
When GOP presidential hopeful Ben Carson told an interviewer that he "would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation," he revived a debate as old as the Constitution. 
The issue in the late 1700s was exactly how inclusive a newly pluralistic American society would be. Many Americans considered someone who subscribed to the Islamic faith, then widely referred to as a "Mahomaden" or a "Turk," as the ultimate outsider.
Read the full article HERE.