Muslims consider ALL lives sacred. But because of the onslaught of wars and terrorism, Muslim voices of condemnation have drowned.

In fact, for many Muslims, condemning terrorism seems to have become the sixth pillar of Islam! After any incident of terrorism, representatives of mosques, Islamic centers and organizations, bloggers, and writers sit with their fingers ready at their keyboards, prepared to issue condemnations for crimes they have not committed.

Yet, despite these clear statements stating their and the Islamic position condemning terrorism, Muslims are routinely accused of “not condemning terrorism”.

Sadly, neither media cares to publish these press releases, nor do terrorists hear these voices of condemnation!

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It is important that children's safety is addressed by Muslim organizations as well in these days following the horrific terrorist attack of September 11, 2001. If you are not a leader, get your Masjid or community center to write a letter like this on their letterhead and mail it to the address of school you provide them.

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