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Article Archive for June 2011

Tensions Rise In Murfreesboro Mosque Hearing
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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The debate over the construction of a mosque in Murfreesboro was back in a Rutherford County courtroom on Monday. Name calling and snide remarks could be heard from inside.

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British Branch of the ‘Anti-Jihad’ Movement in Full Meltdown
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Spencer and Geller are also notorious for their enthusiastic support of Britain’s far right English Defence League, well known for their riots, fascist roots, and thuggish intimidation of British minorities.




New Pro-Romney Super PAC Run By Operative Behind Racist Willie Horton, ‘Ground Zero Mosque’ Ads
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The Washington Post reported last week that a new “Super PAC” — a political committee that can accept unlimited corporate contributions — has been set up by Mitt Romney supporters to run ads for the 2012 election.




Abdul Malik Mujahid: Sharia and the Lives of Muslim Americans
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You might have seen a government-required sign at a McDonald’s restroom telling employees to wash their hands. Muslims do this as a part of living their faith, which is called sharia in Arabic. The Prophet Muhammad also encouraged Muslims to wash their hands before and after eating.




Weightlifting Organization Modifies Clothing Rule for Muslim Woman
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Disputes over what female Muslim athletes can wear have arisen in soccer, swimming, track, gymnastics and, most recently, weightlifting, putting the athletes in the difficult situation of having to choose between their religion and their sport.




Surprise: EDL Member Christopher Payne Pleads Guilty to anti-Mosque Graffiti
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Are any of you shocked that an EDL member did this? Wow, I can’t believe that a group of thugs who hate Muslims and regularly throw their hands up in Seig Heils would attack a mosque!




Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition to open resource center
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For 17 years, the Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition has worked to dispel myths and educate the public about Islam through outreach, interfaith dialogue and informational programs. But it never had a home of its own.




Lawsuit accuses Best Buy of discrimination
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The latest suit, a week after the company settled a class action, involves a company antifraud policy. A week after reaching a $10 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit brought by women and minority workers, Best Buy Co. Inc. is facing another round of accusations over discriminatory practices in the workplace.




Lailat al Miraj: The Prophet’s Night Journey
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Lailat al Miraj is a Muslim holiday that commemorates the Prophet Muhammad’s nighttime journey from Mecca to the ‘Farthest Mosque’ in Jerusalem where he ascended to heaven, was purified, and given the instruction for Muslims to pray five times daily.




Salon.com: Muslim Rep. Ellison draws anti-Muslim Tea Party challenger
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Keith Ellison, one of two Muslim members of Congress, has drawn a Tea Party challenger who says she is running because she believes Ellison is a “radical Islamist.” Lynne Torgerson wrote a post last week on the website of Tea Party Nation on the need to ban Shariah in the U.S., and her claim that Ellison sees Islamic law as supreme.