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LA Muslim group reacts to violence by Islamic State




Salam Al-Marayati of the Muslim Public Affairs Council announced on Friday that the LAPD’s anti-terrorism bureau has agreed to change the way it handles suspicious activity reports.
Salam Al-Marayati of the Muslim Public Affairs Council announced on Friday that the LAPD’s anti-terrorism bureau has agreed to change the way it handles suspicious activity reports.
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News of the Islamic militants calling themselves the Islamic State or ISIS has been dominating headlines.

The group has released videos showing the beheading of two U.S. journalists and other acts of violence. 

Related: Steven Sotloff beheading video: US confirms authenticity, Obama says ISIS won't intimidate US

Although these acts are far from home, can they influence the way Muslim Americans are perceived? 

Salam Al-Marayati, President of the Muslim Public Affairs Council, discusses how the Muslim community in Los Angeles has been reacting to news of the Islamic State.