The holy month of Ramadan has begun for Muslims around the world.
Much like Lent for Christians, this is a time for Muslims to physically and spiritually purify themselves. In addition to fasting, Muslims must abstain from obscene speech, slander, and bad deeds. Emerge USA would like to wish everyone a blessed month of fasting and reflection!
See how some of our presidential candidates welcomed the holy month:
Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, released a statement on Ramadan:
And London's Mayor, Sadiq Khan, wrote an op-ed on his experience during Ramadan:
We encourage everyone, especially our elected officials, to fast for a day with @emergeUSA and join our Twitter campaign to share your experience using #FastWithMe
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