According to a new report from the Pew Research Center, Muslims will double their share of the U.S. population by 2050. And while that’s disconcerting enough for anyone who has seen the seedy underbelly of Islam, the report’s other finding may be even more distressing. The report claims that by the end of the century, Islam will overtake Christianity as the world’s dominant religion.
Perhaps not incidentally, the study was published at the end of a week that saw two major Islamic terrorist attacks kill more than 50 innocent people in England and Egypt.
The study came to its conclusions by analyzing current demographic trends. Muslims are much younger, on average, than their Christian counterparts, and they are simply having more babies per capita. If the current rates continue along the trendlines, the Muslim population will grow by 70 PERCENT between now and 2060. That’s compared to an overall global growth rate of 32%, and it is well beyond the growth rates within Christianity, Hinduism, and Judaism.
“Muslims are also the youngest (median age of 24 years old in 2015) of all major religious groups, seven years younger than the median age of non-Muslims,” said the study. “As a result, a larger share of Muslims already are, or will soon be, at the point in their lives when they begin having children. This, combined with high fertility rates, will fuel Muslim population growth.”
Unless there are drastic reforms within Islam – and soon – this means that the problems we’re seeing today with hardline, extremist ideologies and terrorism will only get worse as time goes on. What we’re seeing in certain areas of Europe today will be coming to the United States before long. Don’t expect the vast oceans to protect us in a globalized world. We’ve already seen how the left reacts when you even THINK about curtailing any form of immigration; Trump’s presidency may stem the flood temporarily, but it will take a national change in mindset to change things for good.
Aside from their views on things like terrorism and Sharia law, which vary widely depending on which country the Muslims are from, it’s worth noting that an explosion – ahem – in the American Muslim population would be a boon for the Democratic Party. From Pew:
When it comes to political and social views, Muslims are far more likely to identify with or lean toward the Democratic Party (70%) than the Republican Party (11%) and to say they prefer a bigger government providing more services (68%) over a smaller government providing fewer services (21%).
So yeah, there is no upside…