Disabled War Vet Explains Why We Can’t Blame Muslims For Terrorism

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British soldier Chris Herbert was stationed in Basra, Iraq when he became the victim of a targeted bombing and lost his leg.

But Herbert doesnt blame Islam for his situation, and he doesnt want anyone else to, either.

In a passionate Facebook post, Herbert explains why blaming all Muslims for terrorism the way your drunk uncle at Thanksgiving and other Republicans have as of late is not only foolish, but wrong.

The war vet writes,

Getting frustrated by some people expecting racism from me, because I was blown up. Here it is: Yes. A Muslim man blew me up, and I lost my leg.

He then goes on to explain that while one Muslim man was responsible for his pain, dozensof other Muslims helped him. They even saved his life.

On the opposite end of the spectrum, white Brits, as he describes them, discriminated against his disability and even in one instance pushed his wheelchair away from the elevator so they could enter first.

He concludes,

If you want to hate an entire race of men and women for the actions of a few dickheads feel free, but dont push your views on me thinking I am an easy target because one douchebag decided it was my day to die.

Blaming all Muslims for the actions of groups like Daeshe and the Taliban is like blaming all Christians for the actions of the KKK or Westboro Baptist Church.

We couldnt have said it better ourselves. And if Herbert (a man who could have a legitimate excuse to feel animosity toward a specific group) can understand its not Islams fault, then hopefully, we can all come to the same conclusion.

That means you, Trump.

Getting frustrated by some people expecting racism from me, because I got blown up. Here it is:Yes. A Muslim man blew…

Posted by Chris Herbert onTuesday, December 8, 2015

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