FALLS CHURCH, Va. (ABC7) — A sign on the front door reads “All bags are subject to search.”
During Friday prayer, armed guards stand at Dar Al-Hijrah Islamic Center in Falls Church following violence and threats made against Muslims.
Inside a luncheon, no one is against the Muslim community. People of different faiths got together to strengthen their bond.
“It is an opportunity for us today to reassess all of our collective assets,” said Imam Johari Abdul-Malik, Director of Outreach Program, DAR AL-HIJRAH Islamic Center.