President Barack Obama speaking to the nation on his stimulus package. Via White House
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Worthy News)-- We hear a lot about the United States' Judeo-Christian heritage, but according to President Obama, "Islam has been woven into the fabric of our country since its founding," CNS news reported.
That's what the president told a White House conference on "countering violent extremism" on Wednesday.
"Here in America, Islam has been woven into the fabric of our country since its founding. Generations -- Generations of Muslim immigrants came here and went to work as farmers and merchants and factory workers, helped to lay railroads and to build up America." --[wp_colorbox_media url="http://cnsnews.com/news/article/susan-jones/obama-islam-has-been-woven-fabric-our-country-its-founding" type="iframe" hyperlink="Source"]
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