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In an effort to get the Muslim vote out across Pennsylvania, a national political action group is urging mosques across the state to mark the Friday prayer service with a sermon about civic duty.

"The whole objective for the sermon will be to emphasize on the civic engagement and duty of the Muslim community," said Abdul Mughees, chairman of the Pennsylvania branch of EmergeUSA PAC. The national political action committee supports local, state and federal candidates based on their support for civil rights and the rights of minorities.

On Friday, the group is calling for a National Khutba Day, or day of prayer, to emphasize the importance for Muslims to vote in Tuesday's general election.


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