Updated by  on March 17, 2016, 9:10 a.m. ET  

Source: www.vox.com 

Children hold US flags as US President Barack Obama speaks in an overflow room during a visit to the Islamic Society of Baltimore, in Windsor Mill, Maryland, on February 3, 2016.MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images

We've heard a lot about Islam in America during the 2016 presidential election. There've been debates on terrorism, discrimination, radicalization, and, thanks in part to oneDonald Trump, Islamophobia.

But with all this talk about Muslims in America, there's something that gets less attention: What do actual American Muslims think?


Now we have a lot more information on this question: a new survey on American Muslim attitudes. It shows a complex picture of American Muslim views, which challenges some of the most commonly held stereotypes — and fears — about Islam in America.