As a nation, we celebrate world religions and ethnicities; Christmas, Yom Kippur/Rosh Hashanah, Cinco de Mayo, Chinese New Year. So why not the Islamic holy month of Ramadan?
Whole Foods is celebrating and they are receiving a lot of heat from it; mostly from the anti-Islamic and Islamophobic isolationists within our religious and ethnic diverse boarders That should come as no surprise.
From those who mistakenly believe that the United States is politically a Christian nation, wanting their god or gods (depending on how one counts) and their holy books to be the soul and sole laws of this nation.
From those most unpatriotic people wanting to rid the Constitution of its pluralism and recognition that all faiths are equal in the eyes of our democratic republic, Who claim that Muslims, all Muslims, are terrorists, including American Muslims fighting side-by-side with those of all faiths against the terrorists who happen to use Islam as their justification. Continue reading