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GOP Congressman Says Islam Will ‘Motivate People To Murder Children’
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Posted in ThinkProgress on 29 April 2013
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Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-CA) during a hearing on Friday said that he believes that Islam as a whole is a threat to the United States, labeling it as a religion that will “motivate people to murder children.”

Top Democrat Slams GOP’s Islamophobia After Boston Bombing
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Posted in ThinkProgress on 22 April 2013
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Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) smacked down Rep. Peter King’s (R-NY) attempt to link Boston bombers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to Islamic extremists based in the American Muslim community with no evidence, an allegation that emerged as part of a theme among House Republicans on Sunday morning.

Tennessee May Deliberately Exclude Muslim Schools From New Voucher Program
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Posted in ThinkProgress on 3 April 2013
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By Adam Peck

Tennessee is not the first state to try and carve out exemptions to education funding that target only Muslims.

Group Launches Grassroots Campaign To Counter Anti-Muslim New York Subway Ads
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Posted in ThinkProgress on 6 March 2013
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By Hayes Brown on Mar 5, 2013 at 10:15 am

A grassroots campaign aimed at countering hateful anti-Muslim ads in New York’s subway system has gone live, placing posters in ten locations across New York City.

Interfaith Group To GOP Congressman: Stop Demonizing Islam
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Posted in ThinkProgress on 22 February 2013
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An interfaith group is speaking out against Rep. Louie Gohmert’s (R-TX) claim on Thursday that Americans need the Second Amendment’s protection in order to shield the nation from Sharia Law.

Congressman Says Americans Need Guns To Protect The Nation From Sharia Law
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Posted in ThinkProgress on 22 February 2013
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Tea Party Congressman Louie Gohmert (R-TX) told a conservative radio show on Thursday that the GOP must oppose gun regulations to protect the country from the threat of “Sharia Law.”

Colorado Faith Leaders Combat Anti-Muslim Ads With ‘Love Thy Neighbor’ Campaign
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Posted in ThinkProgress on 26 December 2012
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Standing in Denver’s main mosque on Christmas Eve, Christian, Muslim and Jewish community leaders launched an ad campaign promoting understanding and tolerance between the religious groups.

Bachmann Compares Letter From Muslim Advocacy Group To Hitler’s Manifesto
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Posted in ThinkProgress on 12 December 2012
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Within her long conversation with host Jan Markell and co-host Eric Barger, Bachmann suggested that Americans read Islamic study materials to learn about Muslims’ supposed plot to conquer Western civilization, comparing the tactic to reading Adolf Hitler’s infamous book, Mein Kampf.

Fox News Reignites Islamophobic Campaign Against The ‘Ground Zero Mosque’
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Posted in ThinkProgress on 10 December 2012
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Fox News is again trying to drum up “controversy” around the Park51 Islamic community center in Manhattan. On Sunday, Fox Nation re-published a New York Post article claiming that “community programs” no longer exist at Park51, just Muslims praying.

Will New House Homeland Security Committee Chair Carry On Peter King’s Islamophobic Legacy?
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Posted in ThinkProgress on 27 November 2012
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By Hamed Aleaziz

Rep. Peter King (R-NY) is reportedly stepping down from his chairmanship of the Homeland Security Committee.