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Muslim Employees Fired From DHL For Praying
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The total is now up to 24 the number of complaints filed by Muslim employees against DHL Global Mail allegedly for praying at work. Mohamed Maow, fired from DHL Global Mail in Hebron, Kentucky, is the latest person to file a complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

Shepherdsville business said to be target of hate crime will close
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LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) — The Iraqi-owned business that police say was the target of a hate crime will not reopen. The business manager for Jacob’s Smoke Shop says he filed paperwork with the secretary of state to officially close the business.

Mayfield mosque plan OK’d months after rejection
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“I think some reason and common sense had settled in on the minds of the community. And I think the community as a whole wanted to do the right thing,” said Bill Deatherage, a Hopkinsville attorney who represented Ahmed at the meeting.

Gingrich Calls For Federal Ban On Shariah Law In US
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“We should have a federal law that says sharia law cannot be recognized by any court in the United States,” Gingrich said to a standing ovation from the audience. The law will let judges know, Gingrich said, that “no judge will remain in office that tried to use sharia law.”

John L. Esposito and Sheila B. Lalwani: The reality of Islamophobia in America
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There is the world of neoconservative columnists such as The Times’ Jonah Goldberg, who in an Aug. 24 column asserted that the anti-Muslim backlash is mainly a myth. Then there is the world where the rest of us live.