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Egypt Still in Turmoil

“The political crisis over Egypt’s draft constitution hardened on both sides on Sunday, as President Mohamed Morsi prepared to deploy the army to safeguard balloting in a planned referendum on the new charter and his opponents called for more protests and a boycott to undermine the vote….

“Over the past two weeks, hundreds of thousands of people have poured into the streets to oppose the charter, crowds have attacked 28 Muslim Brotherhood offices and the group’s headquarters, and at least seven people have died in clashes between Islamist and secular political factions.”

Read more here: “Opponents of Egypt’s Leader Call for Boycott of Charter Vote”.

As an American Muslim, what stake do you have in the outcome of these violent confrontations?

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