PHILADELPHIA, PA – JULY 28: Khizr Khan, father of deceased U.S. Army Capt. Humayun S. M. Khan, delivers remarks as he is joined by his wife Ghazala Khan on the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 28, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton received the number of votes needed to secure the party’s nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Democratic National Convention kicked off July 25. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Republican presidential candidateDonald Trump is shamefully exploiting and promoting stereotypes of Islam and women by attacking Ghazala Khan, the American Muslim mother of Army Capt. Humayun Khan, who was killed in Iraq in 2004 while serving our nation.
In fact, Mrs. Khan said she remained silent on the DNC stage as her husband spoke for Hillary Clinton because it was too painful for her to speak of her son’s loss on such a public stage. However, she has since spoken out strongly in defense of her son’s service and of the right of Muslim women to speak out on any issue.
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