Mercy, Khan said, "is so embedded in Islam that in several places within the Quran it says ‘and establish regular prayer and charity.’"
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While Hispanics, blacks and gays have gained a certain amount of political and social capital over the years, the relatively small Muslim community is an easy target, he said.
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