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Vance- that's Representative Ellis you are referencing...

Reader comment on item: Was Barack Obama a Muslim?
in response to reader comment: Did Obama get sworn into his position as Senator by taking his oath on the Koran

Submitted by Freddi Brown-Carter (United States), Mar 7, 2008 at 19:03

take a minute to do the research.

"... Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN), the first Muslim elected to Congress, will use the Koran in the private portion of his swearing-in activities. ...Ellison will use a personal copy of the Koran once owned by Thomas Jefferson." -Melissa Rogers,Blogger


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