Ellison to swear on Jefferson's Qur'an
Ok, this is just the coolest. Muslim congressman-elect, Keith Ellison, will be sworn in tomorrow using a Qur'an that was once owned by none other than Thomas Jefferson, a book stored in the Library of Congress. As Mr. Ellison says, this dates the religious tolerance of America right to the founding fathers. Hopefully, it will take a bit of wind out of the sails of all the pundits who have been screaming about how swearing on a Qur'an is un-American.
The full story here:http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20070103/ap_on_go_co/ellison_quran