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The Saga of a “Muslim-Free Zone”

The Saga of a “Muslim-Free Zone”

In recent weeks, we’ve been keeping tabs on a story coming out of Iverness, Florida, where the owner of a firearm store, Andrew Hallinan, announced in a Facebook video that he’d be banning...

The Campaign to Ban Sharia Reaches Congress

The Campaign to Ban Sharia Reaches Congress

On Wednesday, July 15, Representative Diane Black (R-TN) introduced a bill to ban the use of foreign law in federal courts. While devoid of language targeting a specific group of people, House Resolution...

Three of the Most Islamophobic Responses to the Chattanooga Shooting

Three of the Most Islamophobic Responses to the Chattanooga Shooting

Last weekend, Muslims around the world celebrated Eid al-Fitr, the feast that concludes their holy month of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving. But amid the celebration, Muslims in America were also contending with an eruption...

Presidential Candidates Set to Appear at Event Hosted By Anti-Muslim Conspiracy Theorist

Presidential Candidates Set to Appear at Event Hosted By Anti-Muslim Conspiracy Theorist

On Saturday, July 25th, five 2016 presidential candidates are slated to appear at the New Hampshire National Security Action Summit, a daylong conference organized by the Center for Security Policy (CSP), a Washington,...

Online Resources on Anti-Muslim Bias Incidents

Online Resources on Anti-Muslim Bias Incidents

Islamophobia is a problem, but many people still don’t know that. Prejudice and discrimination on the basis of (perceived) religious identity is something many Muslims have dealt with, but incidents of anti-Muslim prejudice...

Attacks Against Muslims Surge After Chapel Hill Shooting

Attacks Against Muslims Surge After Chapel Hill Shooting

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Behind Anti-Muslim Hype, Small & Self-Promoting Non-Profits

Behind Anti-Muslim Hype, Small & Self-Promoting Non-Profits

The Muhammad cartoon contest in Garland, Texas last Sunday has generated a lot of conversation about free speech, hate speech, and national security. It’s also generated a lot of inflated claims, especially on the...

Canada’s “Barbaric Practices” Law Mirrors American Campaigns to Ban Sharia

Canada’s “Barbaric Practices” Law Mirrors American Campaigns to Ban Sharia

Last week, Canada’s Parliament passed the “Zero Tolerance for Barbaric Cultural Practices Act.” Proposed by of Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander, it will criminalize forced marriages and ban honor killings. On its face,...

In Arizona, Another Armed Protest Planned Outside Local Mosque

In Arizona, Another Armed Protest Planned Outside Local Mosque

UPDATE (6/19): In light of increased conversation about the scheduled rally, organizer Dean Remington updated the Facebook event’s description. He responded to criticism of the planned demonstration, and articulated his views on its...

Under New Anti-Terrorism Law, UK Schools Target Muslim Students

Under New Anti-Terrorism Law, UK Schools Target Muslim Students

Back in 2010, Representative Louie Gohmert spoke out on the House floor about an overlooked threat to American national security: “terror babies.” Muslim infants born in the United States to immigrant parents, he believed, would...

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