Gold Star dad Khizr Khan calls for voters to support American values

Niraj Warikoo,
Detroit Free Press

In interview with Free Press, Khizr Khan praises Dearborn as a model city of pluralism that others should follow

Visiting Dearborn this week to speak to Arab Americans, Khizr Khan, the Gold Star father who slammed Donald Trump at the Democratic National Convention, said voters should choose American values when deciding this November.

Khan and his wife, Ghazala Khan —  whose son Capt. Humayun Khan was killed while serving with the U.S. Army in Iraq in 2004  — received an award Thursday night from the Arab American Civil Rights League, which held its annual banquet in Dearborn.

A Muslim immigrant from Pakistan, Khan drew national attention for his speech in July at the convention in which he blasted Trump for attacking Muslim Americans and other minorities. Pulling a copy of the U.S. Constitution from his pocket, Khan sought to portray the Republican presidential nominee as someone who didn't understand American laws and values...

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