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Republican conference objects to anti-Islam label
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Heidi Hall, hhall@tennessean.com

There are lots of threats to America and ways to destroy the U.S., and it’s not just one particular kind of enemy who might do it, members of the Tennessee Republican Assembly were told Saturday.

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PQ candidate steps down after posting anti-Islamic photos
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Jean Carriere, who was the PQ candidate for the Montreal riding of Lafontaine, created a social media storm on Wednesday when a Liberal party supporter digging through his Facebook page found a picture of a half-naked woman saying “Fuck Islam.”




Wilders helps to launch anti-Islam party in Australia
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An anti-Islam party based on the hardline views of Dutch politician Geert Wilders plans to field candidates at the next federal election, raising fears among moderate Muslims of a rise in extremism.




New Anti-Sharia Legislation Introduced in Several States
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The 2014 legislative year has already seen legislation proposed that would ban the application of Sharia law in state courts. There are currently nine states that have introduced some variation of a bill aiming to block Islamic law.




ADL Traffics in Crude Stereotyping of Muslims
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Yesterday, William Saletan of Slate.com published an article (The Muslim Taxi Driver) on how to kill legislation that favors Christian religion and it has to do with prejudice and paranoia against Muslims…




Le Pen to visit Wilders Tuesday, hold joint press conference
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The leader of France’s nationalist Front National is meeting Geert Wilders, leader of the Dutch anti-Islam party PVV, on Tuesday and the two will hold a joint press conference about their plans for the European elections.




Génération Identitaire stages anti-Islam stunt in Lorraine
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Des Dômes Et Des Minarets reports on the latest anti-Muslim initiative from the French far-right group Génération Identitaire, who were responsible for a widely publicised occupation of a mosquein Poitiers last year (and presumably also for the anti-Islam banner hung from the same building earlier this month).




Anti-Islam Freedom Party gets over a fifth of the vote in Austrian elections
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Austria’s far-right Freedom Party gained over one-fifth of the votes in Sunday’s general election, while the ruling two-party centrist coalition got its worst-ever result. The swing comes amid a Europe-wide surge in support for the far right.




Theresa May urged to ban “anti-Islam” campaigners entering UK to speak at EDL rally
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Homes Secretary Theresa May was today urged to ban two US “anti-Islam” campaigners from entering Britain to speak at an English Defence League rally. Pamela Geller and Robert Spencer are due to join the march next Saturday in ­Woolwich, where Drummer Lee Rigby was killed.




Stop trying to split gays and Muslims
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BY CHRIS STEDMAN

Anti-Islam crusader Pam Geller’s effort to foment hate between the two groups is based on lies and doomed to fail. I have an earnest and sincere question for the LGBT community: Do you support Pamela Geller?