Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minnesota, on the increasing anti-Muslim trend plaguing our country. Ellison, elected in 2006, was the first Muslim elected to Congress. Now in his second term representing Minnesota’s Fifth District, Ellison tells Rev. Gaddy about the impact he believes this trend is having and who he believes is behind it.
Greg Lebel, Assistant Professor of Political Management at The George Washington University on the role of religion during campaign season.
Plus, Rev. Gaddy commends President Obama’s recent comments on his faith and its role in politics, and analyzes a new survey conducted by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, showing that many Americans have limited religious knowledge.
The surprising results drew extensive media coverage. Test your own knowledge by taking the 15-question version of the quiz here.