Posts Tagged ‘Muslim’
Nobody wants gangs roaming schools, but sweeping bans on students’ religious symbols are wrong unless there’s strong evidence that wearing one would very likely cause serious disruption.
This week, about 40 Muslims rallied in support of NYPD’s surveillance efforts and survey was released that finds 74% growth in Muslim congregations since 2000.
Jonathan Turley reports on a Pennsylvania case involving an atheist who dressed as a “zombie Muhammad” and was confronted by a Muslim; the judge ridiculed the atheist in dismissing his case alleging harassment.
Allison Goldstein of Sixth & I Synagogue in Washington attends program in which speakers answer questions from the public about Muslims, radical Islamists, Shariah law and related topics.
Today’s 7:30 p.m. EST program at Newseum will explore ‘everything you always wanted to know — but were afraid to ask’ about anti-mosque protests, anti-Sharia legislation, more. This program will be webcast live.
Lowe’s Home Improvement’s cave-in to anti-Muslim prejudice may prove to be exactly what was needed to wake Americans up to the very real dangers of Islamophobia in our country.
Tennessee jail officials’ policies further safety and security interests, judge says in case involving Muslim inmate.
Vanderbilt professors trade views on lingering effects on First Amendment freedoms and American society. Also:
Ten years after 9/11, if anti-Muslim forces in America continue to chip away at religious liberty, then Osama bin Laden will achieve in death what he failed to accomplish in life.
Panel and audience at First Amendment Center exchange views — sometimes heatedly — about controversial question.
Book review: Former NPR analyst attacks ‘the ongoing assault against honest debate in America.’
News release Aug. 22 discussion at First Amendment Center will explore legislative measures to bar judges from considering Shariah law in legal decisions.
Right-wing politician who said there was no such thing as “moderate Islam” found not guilty of charges of inciting hatred and discrimination against Muslims, The New York Times reports.
Three-judge panel says lower court must first redact information government says could compromise national security.
PASADENA, Calif. — A federal appeals court has blocked a judge from unsealing his ruling in a dispute over FBI records without first redacting information the government says could compromise national security.
The case involves several Muslim groups and activists who claim they have been unfairly spied on and questioned by the FBI. Nearly five years [...]