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Faith in the 2012 Election Faith in the 2012 Election
Religion emerged as an important issue in the 2012 presidential campaign. The personal religious identity of President Barack Obama and the Republican candidate, Governor...

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Islam as an Issue Islam as an Issue
This collection gathers together key candidate statements on Islam from the primary and general election campaigns, addressing perceived linkages between religion and...
Religious Liberty Religious Liberty
This collection gathers together key candidate statements on religious freedom from the 2011-12 primary and general election campaigns, addressing America's constitutional...
US Presidents on Islam US Presidents on Islam
Religion has long been a staple of American politics. At the national level presidents and candidates for the highest office have continually evoked religious themes,...

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Barack Obama on Balancing Religious Freedom with Condemnation of Violence in the Muslim World

September 15, 2012
The United States has a profound respect for people of all faiths. We stand for religious freedom. And we reject the denigration of any religion—including Islam. Yet there is never any justification for violence. There is no religion that condones the targeting of innocent men and women.
Barack Obama Barack Obama
Barack Obama became the forty-fourth president of the United States in January 2009, the first African-American to hold the office. He was re-elected to the presidency in November 2012. After graduating from Columbia University and Harvard Law...