Argumentative Essay On Islamophobia

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The United States Representative André Carson shows strong passion when it comes to Islamophobia in the United States; publicly voicing his opinion by saying “Donald Trump's impulsivity concerns me. He’s fanning the flames of xenophobia and Islamophobia, and the American people are speaking out against it.” Islamophobia, as defined by Merriam Webster as an irrational fear of, aversion to, or discrimination against Islam or people who practice Islam. Islamophobia is all too common in the United States. Ever since the Trump announced his candidacy for president, his “disturbing,” “disgusting,” and “outrageous” are the terms many are using for explaining his rhetoric. While many Republicans argue that Islam deserves the rhetoric they are…show more content…
Any academic source will completely back the notion that Islam in its entirety is not a hate-filled religion. The right is making them seem like they are all hateful, but the majority are peace-loving religious followers

Hate crimes are a second major hurdle Muslims need to jump. Hate crimes are issues that, regardless of political opinion, need to be addressed. Conservatives and liberals alike all agree that persecution of one's beliefs is wrong. Hate crimes have been on the rise ever since terrorists attacked the twin towers on September 11, 2001. Terrorism results in blaming the entirety of the Islam for the actions of those the perpetrators, rather than just upon those who committed the crime. Islamophobic attacks have been destroying communities internationally; everything from shootings, rapes, robberies, to mosque burnings, have been seen by the by the Greater Manchester Police. The Greater Manchester Police revealed an alarming figure to the European populous; a five-hundred-and-five percent increase in hate crimes against Muslims who had done absolutely nothing wrong, Muslims who are following their own set of beliefs, your neighbor, teacher, firefighter, clerk(Halliday). All Muslims see an impact.

Hate crimes can come from many different sources. Terrorism is, and will always, drive Islamophobia; there is no way of changing

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