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It’s official: Sharia will be an issue in 2012 Presidential Election
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Posted in Uncategorized on 14 March 2011
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We saw last year in the “ground zero mosque” saga just how politically potent fear of Islam can be. So perhaps it’s no surprise that theincreasingly high-profile “issue” of sharia, or Islamic law, has now entered presidential politics.

Fox News fooled by “Muslim ban on padded bras” hoax
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Posted in Uncategorized on 14 March 2011
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By Justin Elliot at Salon.com

A Fox News website has picked up a hoax story about an Islamic council in Pakistan protesting the use of padded and colorful bras and presented it as fact.

Most Muslims like American values but strongly dislike American foreign policy
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Posted in Uncategorized on 1 March 2011
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Excerpt from “Inside Islam:

What a Billion Muslims Really Think” with John Esposito and Dalia Mogahed.

Queen Noor of Jordan responds to Newt Gingrich’s remarks on the Muslim Brotherhood (VIDEO)
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Posted in Uncategorized on 10 February 2011
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Queen Noor of Jordan appeared in a prime time exclusive with Piers Morgan tonight to talk Egypt and more. She spoke specifically about the Muslim Brotherhood. “Most Arabs are moderate peaceful centrists,” she said.

Duke study shows number of Muslim-Americans involved in terrorism sharply declined, overblown by media
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Posted in Uncategorized on 3 February 2011
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A new study released today by the Triangle Center on Terrorism and Homeland Security at Duke University shows that the number of Muslim-Americans who perpetrated or were arrested for terrorist acts declined sharply in 2010.

Injustice cannot defeat Injustice
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Posted in Uncategorized on 23 January 2011
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Defend the Prophet

Some of America’s leading Muslim figures, including Suhaib Webb (pictured), speak on the use of violence as a means to impact change, and its contrary nature to Islam’s teachings.

The Tactics of Bigotry: Cut, Paste, Smear, Repeat
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Posted in Uncategorized on 18 January 2011
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All bigotry contains a measure of misrepresenting the “Other” in nefarious ways. For example, the infamous anti-Semitic forgery, The Protocols of the Elders of Zion, depicts an imaginary meeting of Jewish leaders who expound upon Judaism’s teaching to conquer and dominate the world through cunning and intrigue.

The U.S. Supreme Court and Islam
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Posted in Uncategorized on 13 January 2011
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Muslims understand that depictions of the Prophet are unlawful. However, in this case, this depiction created by a non-Muslim was done with the intention of honoring Islam and making the statement that Islam is an important part of American life and history.

ISNA Prays for Victims of Arizona Shooting
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Posted in Uncategorized on 10 January 2011
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Islamic Society of North America Prays for Victims of Arizona Shooting and Calls for End to Dangerous Political Rhetoric

Muslim students provide 500 coats for poor
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Posted in Uncategorized on 15 December 2010
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Students of the Al-Hijra and An-Noor Islamic schools lent a warm hand to the Unemployed Help Centre by donating more than 500 coats on Tuesday. Working with the Rose City Islamic Centre and the Windsor Islamic Association, the two schools managed to beat last year’s record by almost 100 coats.