Bennie Thompson: ISIS has nothing to do with Islam

Bennie Thompson: ISIS has nothing to do with Islam

[Ed. – Another country heard from]

Congressman Bennie Thompson (D-MS) wants you to believe what the administration would like you to believe when it comes to the terrorist group ISIS – that they have nothing to do with the religion of peace, Islam.

At the House Homeland Security Committee on Wednesday, Thompson said that extremism takes on many forms, and to pinpoint a particular culture or religion is simply not accurate.

He was speaking specifically about the threat of ISIS on our homeland.

Via CNS News:

“Last month’s arrest of Don Morgan illustrates my long-standing view that we must reject specific ethnic or religious profiles of “would-be terrorists,” Thompson, ranking member on the committee, said.

“Violent extremism has no race, ethnicity, religion or culture, and there is no single profile or pathway for individuals who come to embrace violent extremism,” Thompson said.

In other words, as the President claimed – “ISIL is not Islamic.” Or as Secretary of State John Kerry said, the ideology of ISIS has “nothing to do with Islam.” Or as the State Department has declared, ISIS doesn’t “represent any religion.”

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