Do Muslims Experience More Attacks And Hate Crimes Now Than Ever Before – Even More Than After 9/11?

Our weekly check-in with the Texas Truth-O-Meter.

By Alexandra HartAugust 8, 2018 11:21 am,

A Muslim Texan says Muslims in America have been subject to more insults, attacks and hate crimes in the last two or three years than ever before – even more than in the period after 9/11.

Is that a fact? Gardner Selby of the Politifact Texas fact-checking team has the answer.

San Antonio Express-News Reporter John McCormack spoke with members of the Victoria mosque that was bombed in 2017. A member of the group’s board of directors, Omar Rashid, made the claim.

Hear how Omar Rashid’s claim scored in the player above.

Listen to the full interview in the audio player above.