“To weed the Muslims out from the infidels, terrorists asked people to recite the shahadah [and other questions about Islam] to prove their faith.... The wrong answer meant death.... If one of us [Muslim or not] ever finds herself in a situation similar to that of Westgate Mall victims, could even a rudimentary knowledge of Islam save us?“
After shooting tragedies, Connecticut and Arizona took starkly different approaches – one muscled through one of the most comprehensive packages of gun laws in the country, and the other one moved to make it easier to carry guns in public.
Federal investigators are focused on one Ferguson police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager, but at least five other police officers and one former officer in the town’s 53-member department have been named in civil rights lawsuits alleging the use of excessive force.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) spoke at the Americans for Prosperity’s Defending the American Dream summit Saturday afternoon. Afterwards, he took questions on Obamacare, immigration reform, constitutional change and upcoming midterm elections.