Letters to the Editor

Don’t use words that incite hatred

Some people are upset because the president and Democratic presidential candidates don’t call members of ISIS “Islamic terrorists.” They don’t seem to realize that this would be similar to calling the Nazis “Christian terrorists.” Don’t forget that the Nazis executed millions of Jews for not being Christian.

Every religion has its dangerous and violent extremists, while the vast majority of believers are good and peaceful — and that includes Muslims. Using “Islamic” as an adjective before terrorist is not helpful and just incites hatred.

Barbara Baldridge, Belleville

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