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But researchers say that anti-Muslim attitudes is influenced by a host of factors...

Anti-Muslim hate is driven by politics, not faith — and it’s preventable, study suggests

Anti-Muslim hate in America

by: Aysha KhanMay 1, 2019 (RNS) — Americans who personally know a Muslim are more than twice as likely to have a favorable opinion toward Muslims than those who do not, according to a new report. But researchers say that anti-Muslim attitudes is influenced by a host of factors, from personal and national politics to how much a person knows about Islam itself — but not one’s own religious affiliation. The findings are part of this year’s American Muslim Poll, the fourth annual survey of U.S. faith communities conducted byRead More