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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Huma Makes Covert Campaign Stop For Hillary In Dearborn As Role In Radical Muslim Journal Causes Controversy


Huma Abedin speaks in Dearborn

By Brandon Hall
(Email him at WestMiPolitics@Gmail.com)
 As revelations broke in recent weeks regarding her role in a radical Muslim journal laced with anti-gay and anti-female comments, Huma Abedin quietly slipped in to Michigan for a visit to Dearborn...

Dearborn has the largest population of Muslims in America. 

The radical Muslim journal also employed her Mother, and was funded by the Saudis...

According to the Arab American News:

"Huma Abedin, vice chair for the Hillary for America campaign, met with Arab and Muslim American leaders on Aug. 11, to discuss issues that matter to the community.

Community representatives included heads of organizations, small business owners, doctors, lawyers and other professions. U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Dearborn) and the retired dean of Congress, John 
Dingell, were also present at the discussion at Habib's Cuisine.

Abedin was joined by Farooq Mitha, national director of Muslim Outreach for Hillary for America.

Abedin praised the Muslim and Arab American communities for their political engagement. She highlighted the contrasts between Clinton and Trump.

She said the Republican nominee uses divisive and inflammatory rhetoric against Muslims to divide our country, while Clinton embraces the values and contributions immigrants make to our country.

Abedin praised the patriotism and heroism of Muslims across the country, including the Khan family, a Muslim Gold Star family whose son, Captain Humayun Khan, was killed in Iraq while protecting his fellow service members.

Abedin also discussed ways to strengthen communities, including making college more affordable, ensuring small businesses have the resources and support needed to succeed and building an economy that works for everyone, not just those at the top.

Abedin answered individual questions from the audience."

Abedin's publication is full of controversial statements.

According to the New York Post:
"Headlined “Women’s Rights Are Islamic Rights,” a 1996 article argues that single moms, working moms and gay couples with children should not be recognized as families...

In a separate January 1996 article, Abedin’s mother — who was the Muslim World League’s delegate to the UN conference — wrote that Clinton and other speakers were advancing a “very aggressive and radically feminist” agenda that was un-Islamic and wrong because it focused on empowering women...

She seemed to rationalize domestic abuse as a result of “the stress and frustrations that men encounter in their daily lives.” While denouncing such violence, she didn’t think it did much good to punish men for it."

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Brandon Hall is a lifelong political nerd from Grand Haven, and is the Managing Editor of West Michigan Politics.

>>>Email him at WestMiPolitics@Gmail.com

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