On Monday, the Council on American-Islamic Relations released a new report detailing a 91% increase in anti-Muslim hate crimes within the first six months of 2017 compared to the same time period in 2016.
According to the civil rights group, 2016 was the worst year recorded for anti-Muslim hate crimes since it began documenting incidents in 2013.
The new report also found that anti-Muslim bias incidents rose 24% compared to that same time period in 2016. Read more.(7/18/2017 6:00 PM)