Expressing solidarity with Muslims under attack, he declared, "If any mother has to fear for her child going to school, our community has failed."
There were calls for unity to end hate and bigotry in all forms for the three slain Muslim students slain in Chapel Hill, N.C. last week.
"Are you now or have you ever been ... ?" is a question that many fear may come back into vogue if Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., goes ahead with hearings on Muslim "radicalization."
Surveillance policies of the FBI and other domestic intelligence agencies are "totally un-American and against the values Americans hold dear," said former undercover agent Michael German.
New York City taxi driver Ahmed Sharif was stabbed in the throat by a passenger, apparently for the sole reason of being a Muslim.
Veterans call Islamic center near Ground Zero "about as pro-America as one can get."