Tuesday night (Nov. 17) on Fox News, Saba Ahmed, the president and founder of the Republican Muslim Coalition, joined news anchor Megyn Kelly to address Donald Trump’s continued assertions that the United States should close mosques in the wake of Friday’s attacks in Paris.
Ahmed kept her cool as she responded to Kelly and Trump campaign spokeswoman Katrina Pierson, as they referred to mosques as centers of terrorist plotting.
“Megyn, we go to the mosque to pray,” Ahmed said. “You wouldn’t shut down churches just because there was one or two Christians that were acting badly.”
Ahmed also casually reminded Kelly and Pierson of her constitutional right to exercise her freedom of religion. She said it rather quickly, but no matter. Her hijab—a star-spangled, red-striped American flag—delivered the message for her.