Guest Post: ACTing for Islamophobia: Flathead ACT for America And Its Allies Spread Anti-Muslim Bigotry in Montana
Written by: Travis McAdam During this time of year, we talk of peace on earth and goodwill towards our neighbors. I wish those beliefs applied universally. Instead, there are groups waging campaigns of intimidation and fear against certain members of our communities. Frequent targets include Muslims and refugees, and there is an entire movement behind the attacks. We recently released ACTing for Islamophobia, a report examining Montana’s anti-Muslim movement. Even though our state has a small immigrant/Muslin population, it hasn’t bypassed the national trend of increased hostility towards Muslims. The Southern Poverty Law Center reports that anti-Muslim groups have increased