University Campaign to Counter Anti-Muslim Rhetoric
It has been brought to our attention that the editors of Sojourners have posted a signature campaign for students — College Students of Faith Say ‘No’ to Falwell’s Anti-Muslim Rhetoric.
The post begins:
An alarming wave of Islamophobia is sweeping our nation, and we are troubled by the participation of Christians. Just last week, the president of Liberty University called for Christian students to carry guns to “end those Muslims before they walked in” and “teach them a lesson.”
The campaign asks students to pledge the following:
We pledge to challenge Islamophobia whenever and wherever it occurs, including on our own campuses — to foster relationships with Muslims based on friendship and not fear, and to serve the common good by maintaining a firm commitment to racial and religious diversity.