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By Art Moore
In a resolution passed Thursday originally meant to rebuke Muslim Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., for anti-Semitic remarks, House Democrats omitted the congresswoman’s name and added condemnations of “Islamophobia” and white supremacism.
The resolution, approved by a 407-23 vote, however, specifically condemned the “dual allegiance” sentiments she expressed toward supporters of Israel.
It states that “accusing Jews of being more loyal to Israel or to the Jewish community than to the United States constitutes anti-Semitism because it suggests that Jewish citizens cannot be patriotic Americans and trusted neighbors.” The resolution also states “accusations of dual loyalty generally have an insidious and pernicious history.” Click here to continue reading.