#CanYouHearUsNow? Muslim Women Respond to Trump’s Slams on Ghazala Khan


Donald Trump‘s latest controversy has generated noticeable displeasure from the American Muslim community, and there’s a new online movement to make sure he takes notice of their anger.

Khizr Khan scorched Trump an emotional speech last week at the DNC, and Trump responded to his slams by insinuating that Khan’s wife Ghazala was silent on the stage because her husband demanded it under Islamic tradition.

Both Khans have made it clear that that was absolutely not the case, and now Trump is saying he’s been “viciously attacked” by their criticisms while they argue that his antics and political proposals belie a lack of compassion and decency.

The Council on American-Islamic Relations responded to Trump by asking female Islamic followers to tweet their thoughts with the hashtag #CanYouHearMeNow:

As such, Muslim women are taking to Twitter today to proclaim that just as Ghazala Khan was not forced into silence, neither will they:

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