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ACLU: FBI used ‘mosque outreach’ program to spy on Muslims

The Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted a “mosque outreach” program to compile information on American Muslim organizations and “their constitutionally-protected beliefs and activities, without any suspicion of wrongdoing,” according to documents released by the American Civil Liberties Union.

According to the ACLU, documents show that the FBI categorized First Amendment-protected and other “innocuous activities” as “positive intelligence” and shared it with other government agencies. Mosque-goers interviewed by FBI agents were not informed that what they said would be collected as intelligence, recorded and disseminated

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They get away with stuff like

They get away with stuff like that because foxnews hysterics have a significant nymber of Americans believeing that Islam is a threat on par with the old Soviet Union.