American mosques trying to protect bodies and spirits from hate

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Frank Woodman holds a sign in support of his Muslim neighbors as he joins Bangladeshi and Yemeni Americans to protest against Islamic State and political and religious extremism during a rally in the Detroit suburb of Hamtramck, Michigan on December 11, 2015. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
*Editors: This photo may only be republished with RNS-MOSQUE-SECURITY, originally transmitted on Dec. 15, 2015.

Frank Woodman holds a sign in support of his Muslim neighbors as he joins Bangladeshi and Yemeni Americans to protest against Islamic State and political and religious extremism during a rally in the Detroit suburb of Hamtramck, Michigan on December 11, 2015. Photo courtesy of REUTERS/Rebecca Cook *Editors: This photo may only be republished with RNS-MOSQUE-SECURITY, originally transmitted on Dec. 15, 2015.

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(RNS) More security cameras and more security guards can make Muslims feel safer. But so does the reassurance that most Americans support them.