When incoming U.S. congresswoman Rashida Tlaib is sworn into office Thursday, she will use Thomas Jefferson?s centuries-old Quran.

Some might be shocked that Jefferson owned an English-translated Quran that dates back to 1734. But Tlaib ? one of the two first Muslim women elected to Congress in November ? said she?s okay with that reaction, according to CNN.


?I like that,? the Democrat told CNN. ?I like that it?s kind of pushing against the stereotype that somehow we?re new to this country.?