At the Muslim dinner this week, Attorney General Loretta Lynch brought up the very difficult days of 9/11, not for the reason you think, it wasn’t because of the thousands killed, at least that’s not what she said. She lamented the “hateful speech from the anonymity of the screen”.
She continued with her comments, saying the DOJ will prosecuted hate speech that promotes violence, but that’s not all she said.
Mentioning the Civil Rights Division, she said they look at “anti-Muslim rhetoric and and actions turning to violence” and “we do take action.” Since 9/11, there have been over a thousand investigations into anti-Muslim rhetoric and violence she said.
There was a brief discussion about people not being allowed to use zoning laws against expansion of mosques as a bludgeon against the “peaceful religion and a house of worship”. She told the audience that she should contact the DOJ if one of these issues comes up because “that’s what we’re here for.”
“We are honored to take those cases,” she said.
Another issue she brought up was “specifically involving our children and the issues of bullying in the schools and that’s an area in which we’ve partnered with the Department of Education to provide guidance…” They are “very active on that front as well so what I would urge you to do if you are aware of situations where children are involved, please contact the Department of Justice and the Department of Education, we can provide guidance. We can have conversations, everything need not end in a lawsuit” but sometimes it will, she said.
She wants Muslim parents who think their children are being bullied to call the DOJ? Seriously?
She said her message to the Muslim community is “we stand with you in this.”
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