Mild reaction relieves U.S. Muslims

Posted: May 4, 2013 at 4:16 a.m.

A boy stands next to his father during a prayer service at the Islamic Society of Boston mosque in Cambridge, Mass. American Muslims feared backlash from the Boston bombings after the suspects were identified as Muslims but few have reported acts of retaliation.

It looked like the backlash was starting even before the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing were identified as Muslim.

Police stand by as Muslims leave the Islamic Society of Boston mosque April 26 in Cambridge, Mass. Tamerlan Tsarnaev, one of the suspected Boston Mara...

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Religion, Pages 12 on 05/04/2013