Herman Cain Apologizes To Muslim-Americans

After saying he wouldn’t appoint Muslims to his cabinet and saying that communities have the right to ban mosques, presidential candidate Herman Cain apologized to Muslim-Americans today in a statement to TPM, saying he was “truly sorry” for potentially violating the freedom of religion guaranteed in the Constitution:

“While I stand by my opposition to the interference of shariah law into the American legal system, I remain humble and contrite for any statements I have made that might have caused offense to Muslim Americans and their friends,” he said in the statement. “I am truly sorry for any comments that may have betrayed my commitment to the U.S. Constitution and the freedom of religion guaranteed by it.”