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Reader comment on item: Confirmed: Barack Obama Practiced Islam

Submitted by Tyler (United States), Sep 24, 2008 at 00:29

... Why are we focusing on this when he has answered the question point blank and there is no evidence that he has ever been Muslim BY CHOICE. His family line could affect his perception in the Muslim world, but we shouldn't let that affect our perception of him in America -- a country that was founded on religious freedom. He has chosen to be a Christian and has practiced that his entire (at least adult) life. I don't know if you're defending your credibility or assisting the spread of misinformation, but either way, let's get the conversation back to the issues.

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