Monday, November 12, 2007

CAIR comes out against protecting muslims

CAIR, in addition to the ACLU, has come out against the LA police department after announcing a program designed to gather information on muslims living in the city. It's been called mapping. Deputy Chief Michael P. Downing said this on Thursday,
“The LAPD's counterterrorism bureau plans to identify Muslim enclaves in order to determine which might be likely to become isolated and susceptible to "violent, ideologically based extremism…we want to know where the Pakistanis, Iranians and Chechens are so we can reach out to those communities.”

Our law enforcement officials are the first line of defense and need every tool available to do their job. The department plans to collect information with the goal of determining which muslim communities may be susceptible to the call of terrorism. Now tell me, what community wants to have terrorists living next door? Your race or religion shouldn't matter when it comes to national security.

We could get the same information from a national census if we could wait ten years for old information, but we can't. Every bit of intel is time sensitive.

In the end, I have a feeling the LAPD will come out and cancel the program so go ahead and chalk one up for the radicals.

1 comment:

SkyePuppy said...

Yep, they'll probably cancel it. Can't do anything useful if somebody thinks it might be racist.