Tennessee State Rep On Veterans Day: “I Don’t Trust Muslims In Our Military”

Tennessee State Representative Rick Womick spoke with Think Progress’s Lee Fang:

FANG: What about the thousands of Muslims that are still in the military that are veterans, that are translators, that are active personnel. Is there some sort of policy solution that you're advocating? [...]

WOMICK: Personally, I don't trust one Muslim in our military because they're commanded to lie to us through the term called Taqiyya. And if they truly are a devout Muslim, and follow the Quran and the Sunnah, then I feel threatened because they're commanded to kill me.

CLIFTON: You believe they should be forced out?

WOMICK: Absolutely, yeah.

Nice way to honor veterans on their day.

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