U.S. Muslims mobilize to prevent Boston backlash


A Police officer stands by as runners pass during the 2013 Boston Marathon. Photo courtesy Sonia Su via Flickr (http://flic.kr/p/ebzEmM)

Active RNS subscribers and members can view this content by logging-in here.

(RNS) No sooner had the reality of the Boston marathon bombing sunk in than Muslim activists began sending out news releases and tweets condemning whoever was responsible. It's a familiar sprint for these groups as some were blaming Muslims for the bombings.