The Birmingham Islamic Society on Wednesday joined a long list of groups condemning the embassy attacks.
"It is a violation of the Muslim faith, violation of everything we believe in," said Ashfaq Taufique, President Birmingham Islamic Society.
Taufique says even if the attack was brought on over a movie because someone didn't like the way Muhammad was depicted that's still no excuse.
"We strongly protest against it because that does not promote humanity, that does not promote brotherhood, that does not promote peace. But regardless, no cause, no insult is ever a justification for what happened in Libya," said Taufique.
The Pentagon now says the movie outrage was likely a cover for an organized attack carried out by peope Taufique describes as a minority, giving Muslims a bad name.
"There is a small minority in every culture, in every religion that takes whatever in their hands," said Taufique. "It has nothing to do with theological differences. No religion teaches another to hate another religion."
He hopes Birmingham will continue to embrace the religion as they have in the past.
"We may not agree on every aspect of our lives, but we are as American as anybody else. And therefore we are a part of society. We are a part of the fabric of the community. Our children have played t-ball with our neighbors children. They were born raised here, loving football, eating hotdogs."
Taufique says Muhammad teaches to treat others with love, compassion, and prayers, not hate.
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