Christian San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick joined the growing list of athletes condemning Republican presidential candidate and billionaire Donald Trump for his anti-Muslim rhetoric.
As Trump has called for restrictions to be placed on Muslims entering the United States and called for a national Muslim database, the real estate Mogul has received a plethora of criticism from people on both sides of the political aisle and prominent athletes, such as legendary boxer Muhammad Ali and basketball hall of famers Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Charles Barkley.
Kaepernick, who is on the injured reserve for the rest of the football season with a shoulder injury, posted a series of memes challenging Trump and others who believe that restrictions on Muslim immigration is appropriate following the recent deadly terrorist attacks in San Bernardino, California and Paris. more >>
Republican 2016 presidential frontrunner Donald Trump remained unfazed by harsh criticism for his proposal to temporarily stop Muslim immigration to the U.S. Wednesday charging that he is "doing good for the Muslims."
"I'm doing good for the Muslims," Trump told Don Lemon in an interview for "CNN Tonight." "Many Muslim friends of mine are in agreement with me. They say, 'Donald, you brought something up to the fore that is so brilliant and so fantastic.'"
Without revealing the name of this individual, Trump said "one of the most important people in Middle East" called him on Wednesday to say "Donald, you're doing a great service." more >>
Franklin Graham agrees with Donald Trump that all Muslims should be banned from entering the United States.
In remarks posted on his Facebook page, Rev. Graham argued that Trump was advocating for something "similar" to what he has been proposing for some time.
Donald Trump puts his notes back in his jacket after talking about Democrat opponent Hillary Clinton at a Trump for President campaign rally in Raleigh, North Carolina December 4, 2015. The notes read, "Beat Hillary, No Strength, No Stamina, Goes Away".
Nearly two-thirds of likely Republican voters support candidate Donald Trump's controversial ban on Muslim immigration idea, according to a recent poll.
A Georgia church headed by former Southern Baptist Convention President Bryant Wright is lending a hand to help Syrian refugees resettle in the United States.
Johnson Ferry Baptist Church, which is located in Marietta, is helping to resettle a Syrian family in the state that has fled the ongoing conflict in the Middle Eastern nation.
Many prominent Christian and political figures are denouncing Donald Trump for his call Monday to temporarily bar Muslims from entering the United States. Trump made the remarks on the deck of the USS Yorktown in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.
A statement released by the Trump campaign reads: "Donald J. Trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country's representatives can figure out what is going on."
The statement continues: "Most recently, a poll from the Center for Security Policy released data showing '25 percent of those polled agreed that violence against Americans here in the United States is justified as a part of the global jihad,' and 51 percent of those polled, 'agreed that Muslims in America should have the choice of being governed according to Shariah." more >>