The hashtag started trending on Twitter after Trump decided Ghazala Khan was not "allowed" to speak at the DNC
The hashtag started trending on Twitter after Trump decided Ghazala Khan was not "allowed" to speak at the DNC

Leave it to Donald Trump to hit a new low.

The presidential candidate (gulp) did not take kindly to the Democratic National Convention speech that was given by Khizr Khan, whose son Humayun Khan, an US Army Captain was killed in Iraq in 2004. Khan's wife, Ghazala joined him on stage but chose not to speak.

Of course Trump went ahead and assumed that she was not "allowed" to speak because the couple is Muslim.

In an Op-Ed in the Washington Post on Sunday, Ghazala clarified: "Donald Trump said that maybe I wasn’t allowed to say anything. That is not true. My husband asked me if I wanted to speak, but I told him I could not. My religion teaches me that all human beings are equal in God’s eyes."

Muslim women on Twitter weren't having any of it either, uh uh.

From L-R: Artwork by Hate Copy and Malala graffiti in the heights of Houston
From L-R: Artwork by Hate Copy and Malala graffiti in the heights of Houston

The Council on American-Islamic Relations called on Muslim women activists to set the record straight and “tweet about who they are and how they speak out.”

We've got some (read: a lot!) ladies of the law in the mix.

And some professors so they can mould young minds to NOT turn out like Trump.

Women from all walks of life really.

And let's not forget we've got a couple of Nobel Prizes under our belt too.

Can you hear us now, Mr. Trump? drops the mic

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