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Fears About Shariah Law Take Hold In Tennessee
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In Tennessee, an incumbent in the U.S. House found herself on the defensive after being called soft on Shariah law, the code that guides Muslim beliefs and actions. And the state’s governor has been forced to explain why he hired a Muslim.




Family ejected from flight at Memphis airport because they were ‘dressed in attire that would indicate some Muslim-type religion’
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Comments about seeing people on a plane who appear to be Muslim got National Public Radio analyst Juan Williams fired last week.




Loonwatch in the Media: NPR and Juan Cole’s Informed Comment
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Muslim intellectuals and activists appear to have a favorite source of TV news: “The Daily Show,” which reliably skewers critics of Islam and Islam-based hysteria, and is in all likelihood the only program with a Senior Islamic Correspondent, in Aasif Mandvi.




NPR fires Juan Williams over anti-Muslim remarks
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NPR said in a statement that Williams’s remarks – including that he gets “worried” and “nervous” when he sees people dressed in Muslim-style clothing on airplanes – “were inconsistent with our editorial standards and practices, and undermined his credibility as a news analyst with NPR.”