March 17, 2015 (Chaitra Krushna Paksha Dwadashi, Kaliyug Varsha 5116)
Forum for Hindu Awakening condemns Sen. Nuxoll’s remarks about Hinduism
Forum for Hindu Awakening, a nonprofit Hindu organization in USA, has condemned Sen. Nuxoll’s remarks about Hinduism, by sending the following letter to the Idaho State Senate.
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From: Hindu Awakening <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 2:45 PM
Subject: Condemning Sen. Nuxoll’s remarks about Hinduism
Thank you for inviting Hindu leader Rajan Zed to open the Idaho Senate’s 3rd March morning session with a Hindu prayer. Your support in this has helped uphold mutual respect for the various faith communities in Idaho.
Following the prayer, however, Idaho Senator Sheryl Nuxoll has made derogatory public remarks about Hinduism, including, “Hindu is a false faith with false gods”. We condemn Sen. Nuxoll’s remarks that are insulting to the Hindu community in Idaho in particular and the 1 billion followers of Hinduism worldwide.
We request the Idaho State Senate to uphold mutual respect for all faiths, by imposing sanctions against Sen. Nuxoll for her insensitive remarks.
President, Forum for Hindu Awakening