Barney Frank: ‘Islamic Element’ to Terrorism, Need Surveillance of Those With ‘Angry Islamic Hate Views’

Mourners embrace as they visit a makeshift memorial for the victims of Sunday's mass shooting at the Pulse Orlando nightclub Tuesday, June 14, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. (
“There is an Islamic element here,” Barney Frank told The Times. “Yes, the overwhelming majority of Muslims don’t do this, but there is clearly, sadly, an element in the interpretation of Islam that has some currency, some interpretation in the Middle East that encourages killing people — and L.G.B.T. people are on that list.”