Assemblyman Peter King’s hearings began Thursday, March 10 for the purpose of exploring the extent of radicalization in the American Muslim community. The hearings are being compared to those instigated by Wisconsin Senator Joe McCarthy on un-American activities during the so-called Red Scare in the fifties. But, surprisingly enough, some prominent Muslims are in favor of them. What do you think?
Ingrid Mattson, Professor and Director at Duncan Black Macdonald Center for the Study of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations at the Hartford Seminary and former president of the Islamic Society of North America