I was debating John in another thread and he brought up a point which I feel needs more elaboration. I am including a link which I think everyone should read before commenting on this thread: Arab girl's experience in US prison after 9/11 This is not uncommon, by the way. Muslims in America are the victims of prevalent hate crimes, discrimination by law enforcement, rape, murder, and imprisonment for political views. Many Americans act like Muslims feel safe and secure in American society. This is far from truth. If you know any stories or articles, please share with the rest of us.