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July 27, 2010
Graph of the Day for July 27, 2010
"General George Casey Jr., the Army chief of staff, said on Sunday that he was concerned that speculation about the religious beliefs of Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, accused of killing 12 fellow soldiers and one civilian and wounding dozens of others in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood, could ‘cause a backlash against some of our Muslim soldiers... I've asked our Army leaders to be on the lookout for that... It would be a shame - as great a tragedy as this was - it would be a shame if our diversity became a casualty as well.'" The New York Times.
Data source: FBI.
Hoven's Index for July 27, 2010
Religions in the US, as percentages of the population:
Other Christian: 1.6%
Source: CIA World Factbook.
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