So a few days ago Linda Sarsour essentially called for a “jihad” against President Trump. NOW She’s defending that call.
As written for Red Right Videos by Tori McNabb:
Linda Sarsour, person of the Religion of Peace and Women’s March organizer, spoke out against President Donald Trump at the Islamic Society of North America Convention this last weekend and called for a “jihad” against the President.
She began the speech by THANKING Siraj Wajjah – a man “listed as an unindicted co-conspirator in the 1993 World Trade Center bombings.” And it only got worse from there.
“Why sisters and brothers, why are we so unprepared. Why are we so afraid of this administration and the potential chaos that they will ensue on our community?…I hope, that when we stand up to those who oppress our communities, that Allah accepts from us that as a form of jihad….We are struggling against tyrants and rulers not only abroad…but here in the United States of America where you have fascists and white supremacists and Islamophobes reining in the White House.”
As written for The Daily Caller by Amber Randall and Grace Carr
Women’s March organizer Linda Sarsour defended her call for jihad against the White House Sunday, blaming the outrage over her use of the word on conservative media in a Washington Post op-ed.
Muslim activist Sarsour called for a jihad against the White House during a speech she made at the Community Service Recognition Luncheon July 1. After drawing outrage for using the term “jihad,” Sarsour defended herself by saying she used the term to mean “struggle” or “to strive for.”
“In my speech — you can watch the unedited version here — I sent not a call to violence, but a call to speak truth to power and to commit to the struggle for racial and economic justice. I was speaking to an all-Muslim audience; as an American, I should be free to share and discuss scripture and teachings of my beloved Prophet,” Sarsour wrote.
Sarsour was particularly concerned about the outrage over her using the term because it could potentially cause people to be policed because of their faith.