Friday, September 18, 2020   

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Muslim Leaders Condemn Christmas Day Bombings
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Today whenever Muslims anywhere commit an act of violence, it seems that all Muslims are indicted and considered guilty until proven innocent. If each and every act is not expressly condemned, the assumption is that Muslims are giving their tacit approval.




Amherst: Sign Takes Apparent Swipe at New Mosque
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The Jaffarya Center on Transit Road in the Town of Amherst will have its grand opening celebration next weekend, and leaders say the community has welcomed them with open arms. That’s why they’re so shocked to see the sign, which reads “Bomb Making Next Driveway.”




Muslim Leaders Kicked Off Flight
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By RANDALL DICKERSON

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Two Muslim religious leaders say they were removed from a commercial airliner in Memphis on Friday and were told it was because the pilot refused to fly with them aboard.




NPR: New Terrorism Adviser Takes A ‘Broad Tent’ Approach
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In some cases, the suspects were young Muslims traveling overseas to train for violent jihad. In others, they’re accused of actually trying to launch attacks. Attorney General Eric Holder said homegrown terrorism is one of those things that keeps U.S. officials awake at night.




Religious leaders urge approval of DuPage mosque
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Proponents of the plan said Wednesday that they were troubled that a factor cited during the Zoning Board’s discussion of the mosque was that it would add to an oversaturation of religious institutions in the area.




NYPD cops’ training included an anti-Muslim horror flick
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HBO,This month, when a group of New York City police officers showed up for their required counter-terrorism training, they got to watch a movie. And not just some diddly 20-minute educational film, either.




Muslim Leaders Back Islamic Center Near Ground Zero
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Leaders of local and national groups gathered at the site of the planned center, two blocks from ground zero, and declared not only that the planners had a constitutional right to build it, but also that they would help the project move forward in the face of heated opposition.




New York: Muslim leaders reject Islamophobia, stand by Park51 project
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That’s the recommendation of a specially convened summit of local and national Muslim leaders, who expressed concern Monday over a wave of anti-Muslim bigotry that’s been unleashed by the planned construction of the Park51 mosque and community center two blocks from Ground Zero.




Incidents at Murfreesboro Islamic Center Spread Fear at Tennessee Mosques
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After a suspected arson and reports of gunshots at an Islamic center in Tennessee over the weekend, nearby mosques have hired security guards, installed surveillance cameras and requested the presence of federal agents at prayer services.




3 Republicans Criticize Obama’s Endorsement of Mosque
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Three leading Republicans reacted negatively to President Obama’s statements in favor of a mosque and Muslim community center whose construction has been proposed for a building near the site formerly occupied by the World Trade Center.