The coldblooded killing of a revered imam and his assistant in broad daylight in Queens has shocked the very conscience of New York, which is a bastion of immigrants and a shining example of America’s rich diversity [“Search for killer,” News, Aug. 15].

Notwithstanding any religion, faith or ethnicity, Americans have a right to safety and to live without the fear for their lives.

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In this matter, administrations at all levels should work together to make safety an integral part of minorities’ daily lives across America.

Atul M. Karnik, Woodside