I know our lawmakers; these aspersions are unfair. What she conveniently did not address is why is it so important for Muslims to build a mosque so close to sacred Ground Zero and do so without initially consulting with the surviving families; nor did she explain why (on film) so many Muslims in the Arab world cheered, danced and clapped their hands in victory as the flaming towers fell and killed innocent American civilians. Will broaching this subject and asking these questions, as I work through my grief and anger, cast me as an Islamophobe?
Rep. Wesselhöft, a Moore Republican, represents District 54 in the state House of Representatives.
Oklahoma Gazette provides an open forum for the discussion of all points of view in its Letters to the Editor section. The Gazette reserves the right to edit letters for length and clarity. Letters can be mailed, faxed, emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or sent online at okgazette.com, but include a city of residence and contact number for verification.