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US Muslim Brotherhood Adherents Form New Stealth Jihad Group - US Council Of Muslim Organisations (USCMO)

March 14, 2014

Newly Formed Muslim Coalition Seeks Greater Clout in U.S. Elections

March 13, 2014 - 4:49 AM
By Patrick Goodenough

(CNSNews.com) – Ten U.S. Islamic organizations have formed a new umbrella group to serve as a "representative voice" for American Muslims, and one of their first tasks will be to carry out a census of the community.

Other focus areas for the new U.S. Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), according to speakers at the body's launch in Washington on Wednesday, include enhancing Muslim political engagement and participation in forthcoming elections, civil rights issues, combating "Islamophobia" and having an impact on U.S. foreign and domestic policy.

Participating organizations include high-profile groups that have been dogged by controversy, such as the Muslim American Society (MAS), founded by Muslim Brotherhood members, and the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), which was named by the Justice Department in 2007 as "unindicted co-conspirators" in its case against the Holy Land Foundation in Texas, subsequently found guilty of raising money for Hamas.

"The new national council's first priority will be to build on Muslim citizenship rights by conducting a census of American Muslims to create a database that will be used to enhance civic and political participation in upcoming elections," USCMO said in a statement...

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MIM:The Al Qaeda linked Islamic Circle of North America issued this press release. Note that Oussama Jammal a Chicago based Imam with documented ties to Hamas and other terrorist groups is the Secretary General of the USCMO.

U.S. Muslim Groups to Launch New Council

-—FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—-

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 3/10/14) – On Wednesday, March 12, eight* major national American Muslim organizations will hold a news conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., to announce the formation of the US Council of Muslim Organizations (USCMO), an umbrella group that will serve as a representative voice for Muslims as that faith community seeks to enhance its positive impact on society.

The new national council's first priority will be to build on Muslim citizenship rights by conducting a census of American Muslims to create a database that will be used to enhance political participation in upcoming elections.

WHAT: Major National Groups to Announce Launch of US Council of Muslim Organizations
WHEN: Wednesday, March 12, 1 p.m. (Eastern)
WHERE: Murrow Room, National Press Club, 13th Floor, National Press Building, 529 14th Street N.W., Washington, D.C.
CONTACT: USCMO Secretary General Oussama Jammal, 708-288-1914, 202-683-6557, secretary_general@uscmo.org

In a statement prior to the planned launch, USCMO Secretary General Oussama Jammal said:

"A national council unifying Muslims in the United States has long been a dream of our community. The goal of the US Council of Muslim Organizations is to help strengthen relationships among the member organizations in order to better serve members of the Muslim community and all Americans.

"A detailed census will allow the larger Muslim community to better participate in our nation's political process."

* Organizations participating in the initial launch include: (More organizations may be added at a later date.)

The Mosque Cares (Ministry of Imam W. Deen Mohammed), Muslim American Society (MAS), American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), Islamic Circle of North American (ICNA), Muslim Legal Fund of America (MLFA), Muslim Alliance in North America (MANA), Muslim Ummah of North America (MUNA)

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http://www.icna.org/u-s-muslim-groups-to-launch-new-council-with-political-census/

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