Letter: Acts against humanity not condoned

For as long as I live, I will never understand why someone would drive a vehicle on a bike path to purposely take the lives of innocent men, women and children.

Only a deranged person could do such a horrific act of violence.

It doesn’t matter if we call ourselves Muslims, Christians, Jews or others, it only matters how we act. These people aren’t doing God’s work, they work for ISIS.

I am a Muslim and we despise and fear ISIS also.

It could’ve very well been me on my bike on that trail or my grandchildren on that school bus.

Please believe me when I say not a single Muslim I know would ever condone such an act against humanity.

Ayesha Abdullah

Cedar Rapids



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