Donald Trump’s Poll Numbers Skyrocket After Muslim Comments

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According to reports, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are expected to win the primary election in South Carolina.

Trump leads with 35 percent among South Carolina Republican primary voters.  Ben Carson gets 15 percent, and Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio receive 14 percent each. All other candidates are in single digits, including Jeb Bush at 5 percent.

This announcement comes as Donald trump proposed “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States.”

Many celebrities have stepped out to go against Donald Trump’s controversial statement. Including Russell Simmons and even John Cena.

But, Mark Zuckerberg wants you to know that Facebook is a safe place for Muslims. In an emotional post that is sure to buried in a sea of activity feed posts, Mark Zuckerberg offered his “support of Muslims in our community and around the world” and declared that Facebook is a “safe environment” for Muslims.

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You can read the full message below:

I want to add my voice in support of Muslims in our community and around the world.

After the Paris attacks and hate this week, I can only imagine the fear Muslims feel that they will be persecuted for the actions of others.

As a jew, my parents taught me that we must stand up against attacks on all communities. Even if an attack isn’t against you today, in time attacks on freedom for anyone will hurt everyone.

If you’re a Muslim in this community, as the leader of Facebook I want you to know that you are always welcome here and that we will fight to protect your rights and create a peaceful and safe environment for you.

Having a child has given us so much hope, but the hate of some can make it easy to succumb to cynicism. We must not lose hope. As long as we stand together and see the good in each other, we can build a better world for all people.

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