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Judge grants Tenn. mosque’s petition to open
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By TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A federal judge ordered a Tennessee county on Wednesday to move ahead with opening a Muslim congregation’s newly built mosque after a two-year fight from opponents.




David Briggs: Is It Time to Reconsider the Term Islamist?
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Motivated by her faith, she was a powerful advocate for radical political and social change. Upon meeting her, President Abraham Lincoln reportedly said, “So this is the little lady who made this big war.”

Was Harriet Beecher Stowe a Christianist?




Zuhdi Jasser: Shill For Islamophobes Resorts to Projection and Deflection
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Zuhdi Jasser, the useful tool of Islamophobes everywhere has faced increasing and sustained opposition to his appointment to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF).




Contradiction in Terms: Zuhdi Jasser Appointed as a US Commissioner on International Religious Freedom
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John L. Esposito: A Global War on Christians in the Muslim World?
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Religious minorities in the Muslim world today, constitutionally entitled in many countries to equality of citizenship and religious freedom, increasingly fear the erosion of those rights — and with good reason.




Interfaith Scholars Explore Role of Religious Law in Protecting Religious Freedom
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(Nov 4, 2011) The bigoted campaign in America that spreads fear and lies about Islam would like the world to believe that Muslims are naturally violent, that Islam teaches violence, and that Shariah law not only makes that violence legal but also requires every Muslim to practice it.




Hungary’s constitution: pro-life, but no recognition for Islam, ‘smaller Catholic orders’
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The new Hungarian constitution, which protects life from the moment of conception and bans same-sex marriage, will also have an impact upon religious freedom.




The Qur’an May Have Reinforced Thomas Jefferson’s Commitment to Religous Freedom
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There is a frequent attempt by Islam bashers to say that Thomas Jefferson’s purchase of the Qur’an was due to the dispute with Barbary Pirates in 1780. This excellent article written by Sebastian R. Prange puts that idea to rest…




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.




“AMERICA SHOULD BE GOVERNED BY BIBLICAL LAW”: DAVID BARTON
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hile most eyes were on the Conservative Principles Political Action Committee conference in Iowa on Saturday, many of us who follow the religious right were more interested in another conference, also held in Iowa, on Thursday and Friday.