Hill Hearing to Focus on Radical Islam; Muslim Groups Want Broader Scope

Muslim rights groups accused New York Republican Rep. Peter King of 'McCarthyism' for planning Capitol Hill hearings on the growing threat of Islamic radicalization. King held his ground Tuesday and rebuffed a request by Muslim groups that the hearings explore radical extremism among other religions and belief groups in addition to Islam. In a letter to the top Democrat on the Homeland Security Committee, Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., King insisted that "the Committee will continue to...Full Story
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