Islamophobia

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It's the Occupation, Stupid

With its deadly commando raid on a Gaza-bound humanitarian flotilla that left nine civilians dead and dozens injured, Israel once again resembles a self-destructive Goliath to much of the world.

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Pro-Gay Rights Muslim Wins Primary

Ako Abdul-Samad, a Muslim incumbent in the Iowa state legislature (and one of nine Muslim state legislators in the entire United States) easily defeated his challenger Clair Rudison Jr, a Christian minister, in Iowa’s Democratic primary on June 8.

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Hate Crimes on the Rise

A Sunnyvale, Calif. man was beaten after allegedly being called a "terrorist."

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Reform or Renounce? Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Muslim Women

Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the Somali-born former Dutch parliamentarian and fellow at the American Enterprise Institute is clear about one thing: There is no hope for Muslim women who do not renounce their faith.

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College Group Faces Suspension

School officials may suspend UC Irvine's Muslim Student Union for one year. The group is accused of repeatedly disrupting Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren last February.

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Oklahoma Considers 'Shariah Ban'

Oklahoma voters may be voting on a "shariah ban" in November. SQ 755 would amend the Oklahoma state constitution by forbidding state courts from considering shariah or other forms of international law in their rulings. The measure specifically refers to shariah.

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Panic and Prejudice Over New Mosque in Tennessee

A proposal for a mosque re-location and expansion on the outskirts of Murfreesboro, Tennessee has ignited a firestorm of controversy, with many residents expressing fear of Muslims and hostility to Islam during a two hour public meeting at the Rutherford County Commission.

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Catholic Archbishop Condemns Anti-Mosque Phobia

In response to a controversies over the construction of a mosque near Ground Zero and on Staten Island, Archbishop Timothy Dolan, on his official blog condemned Islamophobic prejudice.

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Ex-Muslim's True Past Emerges

Ergun Caner, President of Liberty University's Baptist Theological Seminary in Virginia, was recently let go from his post as seminary dean from the university for the story that previously propelled him within the conservative Christian circles - that he is a reformed Muslim, having turned his back on Islam and extremism after discovering Jesus in a church in Ohio.