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INTERFAITH CALL FOR UNITY
IN RESPONSE TO FORT HOOD ATROCITY

The atrocity that took place on November 5, 2009 at Fort Hood, Texas, is a tragedy that has undoubtedly brought sadness, anger and grief to many of our brothers and sisters. We mourn along with the families, friends, military personnel and other loved ones who have been deeply hurt by the loss of so many innocent lives. We offer our prayers and support for the victims of this violent act and their families.

We fully support our Muslim brothers and sisters in our community who fear that these actions will make them vulnerable to discrimination and prejudice as the details of this incident unfold. We acknowledge with appreciation the public statements of many Muslim organizations condemning the atrocity at Fort Hood. This is a time when our faith communities need to come together so that all can be treated with respect without discrimination. Our faith traditions remind us to lovingly reach out to those most in need, and we want to make sure no one is excluded in the much needed embrace of communal prayer at this time.

Please join us in offering our prayers and good thoughts for all those affected by the recent killings in Fort Hood.

Signers as of 11/24/09

San Francisco:

South Bay:

(Organizations for identification only)

Nation-Wide:

If you or your organization would like to be listed as signers of this statement, send your name and organizational affiliation to southbayinterfaith@yahoo.com

 

 

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