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Daily Caller: The threat of homegrown terror is real

CU President David Bossie defends Rep. Peter King’s hearings into Islamic radicalism in America:

The threat of homegrown terror is real, as the terrorist attack at Fort Hood, Texas vividly illustrated. Today the House Committee on Homeland Security, under the chairmanship of Congressman Peter King (R-NY), held a critically important hearing on “The Extent of Radicalization in the American Muslim Community and that Community’s Response.” Predictably, the liberal media is up in arms condemning the hearing and politically correct liberal groups have likened it to modern-day McCarthyism.

Congressman King should be commended for shedding light on the emergence of radical Islam in America. He is taking a bold stand to turn the spotlight on how homegrown terror has become a top security threat facing America. Fortunately, the American people understand the necessity of focusing on this most critical issue. A new Gallup poll out this week shows that 52 percent of Americans side with Congressman King and his hearings on homegrown radical Islamism.

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Citizens United Productions has produced a hard-hitting documentary called America at Risk: The War with No Name hosted by Newt and Callista Gingrich that examines radical Islam and the threat of homegrown terror. One of the cast members in America at Risk, Dr. M. Zuhdi Jasser, the president and founder of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy, was a key witness in Congressman King’s important hearing…

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