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Anti-Muslim Sentiment On The Rise In U.S.

As police stand guard, armed anti-Muslim protestors stand across the street from a mosque during a demonstration in Richardson, Texas, on Saturday, Dec. 12. (LM Otero/AP)
As police stand guard, armed anti-Muslim protestors stand across the street from a mosque during a demonstration in Richardson, Texas, on Saturday, Dec. 12. (LM Otero/AP)

The United States has seen an increase in anti-Muslim attacks and protests since the terrorist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, and since Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump called for a temporary ban of new Muslim immigrants and visitors to the country.

Mark Potok, a senior fellow at the Southern Poverty Law Center, speaks with Here & Now‘s Eric Westervelt about the increase.

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  • Mark Potok, a senior fellow at the Southern Poverty Law Center.

 

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