Posts Tagged ‘Muslim’
Educating the public, starting with public school students, about world religions could help turn down the heat in our ugly culture-war fights over religion.
Citing a lengthy pattern of deception and the potential to flee, federal magistrate says Nakoula Basseley Nakoula must remain in prison without bond until hearing.
America’s refusal to suppress such expression as ‘Innocence of Muslims’ is seen by many abroad as official acceptance of an anti-Islam message.
President again denounces anti-Muslim video, but reiterates the United States’ commitment to free speech, ‘even views that we profoundly disagree with.’
Message reads, ‘In any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. Support Israel. Defeat Jihad.’
Meanwhile, the U.S. embassy in Islamabad is spending $70,000 to air an ad on Pakistani television that features President Obama and Secretary of State Clinton denouncing the video.
Though much of the world doesn’t agree, the American commitment to the First Amendment demands that we uphold even the most odious speakers’ right to free expression.
Man behind movie blamed for violence across the Middle East likely would face punishment in his native Egypt for insulting religion, but in U.S. he’s protected by First Amendment.
For an arm of the U.S. government to condemn material that hurts ‘religious feelings’ is misguided when what should be condemned is making speech an excuse for violence.
Backed by a Christian legal group, some residents are suing, alleging the deal allowing an Islamic group’s purchase of a vacant school was somehow corrupt and hidden from the public.
Col. Gregory Gross said defense didn’t prove Maj. Nidal Hasan was growing a beard for sincere religious reasons.
Federal judge says group of neighbors has a legitimate interest in the case, but he puts strict limits on the issues they will be allowed to address in court.
Trial starts today in lawsuit claiming prison officials are violating John Walker Lindh’s religious rights by preventing inmates from praying together daily.
Military appeals court is considering Nidal Hasan’s objections to judge’s order that he remove his beard or have it forcibly removed.
But federal judge allows claims against seven individual agents to proceed, saying that although the federal agency has immunity, they do not.