Ted Cruz Wants Police To ‘Patrol And Secure’ U.S. Muslim Communities After Brussels

By the Huffington Post

WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 11:  Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), speaks at the 2013 Values Voter Summit, held by the Family Research Council, on October 11, 2013 in Washington, DC. The summit, which goes for three days, is attended by a number of Republican senators and high profile conservative voices in American politics.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

“We don’t need another lecture from President Obama on Islamophobia,” the GOP hopeful said.

In the wake of the deadly terror attacks in Brussels on Tuesday morning, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) called on authorities to “patrol and secure” Muslim neighborhoods in the United States.

“We need to immediately halt the flow of refugees from countries with a significant al Qaida or ISIS presence,” Cruz said in a statement. “We need to empower law enforcement to patrol and secure Muslim neighborhoods before they become radicalized. We need to secure the southern border to prevent terrorist infiltration. And we need to execute a coherent campaign to utterly destroy ISIS.”

 

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