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Obama's Mosque Visit Shows Support for American Muslims

President Barack Obama’s visit to a U.S. mosque Wednesday sent a strong message of support to American Muslims and, according to one scholar, continued a long tradition of U.S. presidents defending religious freedom.    For much of Obama’s presidency, now in its eighth year, Muslim community leaders have urged him to visit a mosque in the United States, just as he has overseas. His stop at the Islamic Society of Baltimore, “as overdue as it is, is symbolically quite...

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