Excerpt:Â The Muslim congressman from Minnesota who used a Quran for his swearing-in ceremony now is associating with a Muslim group accused of fomenting violence against Jews and Christians and either should distance himself or resign, say critics. As WND has reported, Ellison also allowed his election supporters to shout, "Allahu Akbar!," the same phrase allegedly used by the 9/11 suicide pilots, and he has confirmed to reporters that "in terms of political agenda items, my faith informs these things."
Regarding Ellison's speech last month at the Muslim American Society's annual conference in Minneapolis, Joe Kaufman, founder of Americans Against Hate, warned, "This is of grave concern."
In an article at FrontPage Magazine as well as in a news statement, Kaufman said: "Not only is it a conflict of interest for a member of the U.S. House of Representatives to participate with such groups, but it is, as well, an issue of national security. Those in positions of power must demand an end to Keith Ellison's dangerous and bigoted associations. Either that or they must insist on his resignation."