Through the driving rain, past the flood watch, the stalled cars and the tornado warnings, they pushed onward Wednesday night to get to the mosque in Northern Virginia. They had a Super Tuesday mission, and time was running out.
"Abstaining from voting is also a vote," read one of the talking points in their action plan.
"If Muslims do not vote, openly Islamaphobic leaders do not pay a price," said another one.
Even the kids who just finished Arabic class -- like the girl whose pink hijab matched her Hello Kitty backpack -- knew that something big was happening in Virginia next week, and the adults at the All Dulles Area Muslim Society, better known as ADAMS, were talking about it.
"My dad said he don't know who he's voting for yet, but he said he's going to vote against Trump no matter what," one of the girls declared.
Guess what, Donald Trump? Your bigotry has inspired Muslim American voters like no presidential candidate has done before.