#MuslimNeighborhood hashtag shows solidarity against Trump, Cruz police patrols
March 23, 2016 - Uncategorized
If you want to see what a “Muslim neighborhood” looks like, just refer to Twitter.
“We need to empower law enforcement to patrol and secure Muslim neighborhoods before they become radicalized,” Cruz said in a statement. Trump made similar sentiments (he has previously rallied for banning Muslims in the U.S.).
Ignited by these proposals, Twitter users lashed out against the GOP presidential candidates. First, messages reminded the men (and their supporters) that not all Muslims are terrorists. Then, many users circulated the hashtag #MuslimNeighboorhood, hoping to showcase solidarity in those neighborhoods peaceful and patriotic American ways. Read more…