Unlike the Jewish community of the US, Muslims in America have neither money power nor media power. Muslims in America, however, do have one weapon with which they can move forward provided they unite to use it effectively: their vote.
Imams, presidents and other leaders of our masajid, community centers and other Islamic organizations may endorse a candidate, join a political party or run for public office; however, they are prohibited from using masjid resources.
Vote. Voting is your right. It is a duty and an obligation. It fulfills the Prophetic duty to stand up for justice and it may very well help save lives. And please don't just vote, vote early and take other people to vote and develop a voice of justice.
Muslims remain divided over the issue of whether or not to participate in politics in the American political system. However, whether or not you decide to participate in politics, you can still bring Islamic issues to the forefront by 'haunting' candidates while they are on their campaign trail.
RadioIslam.com conducted an interview with Dr. Jamal Badawi, a leading North American Islamic scholar, professor and author, on the issue of Muslims and electoral politics. The interview was conducted by Itrath Syed and Samana Siddiqui.
If you think voting is a waste of time, think again. One vote has changed the course of history. In the upcoming presidential elections next month, Muslim votes are being sought out, whether Muslims realize this or not.
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