A Houston-area Muslim community is reeling after their mosque caught fire on Christmas Day. Muslim leaders are warning against jumping to conclusions – but officials are saying that it could be arson. What has caused this uptick in outright violence against Muslims in America? Is this a reaction to Paris – or Donald Trump’s rhetoric – or something deeper? Zainab Chaudry, Council On American-Islamic Relations (C.A.I.R) joins Thom.

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