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New Research on Dehumanization Sheds Light on Americans’ Views of Muslims

New Research on Dehumanization Sheds Light on Americans’ Views of Muslims

In recent days, the news cycle has been full of coverage of Ahmed the Clockmaker’s unfair arrest, Ben Carson’s opposition to a Muslim president, and Donald Trump’s lacking response to a supporter who...

QUIZ: Same Fears, Same Smears: Islamophobia and Other Prejudices

QUIZ: Same Fears, Same Smears: Islamophobia and Other Prejudices

Prejudice against American Jews, Catholics, and now Muslims has looked surprising similar through the decades. Take our “Same Fears, Same Smears” Quiz on Buzzfeed (linked below) to see how rhetoric about religious minorities has compared throughout American history. QUIZ: Same...

“Obama Is a Muslim” and Other Presidential Panics

“Obama Is a Muslim” and Other Presidential Panics

Once again, Obama’s perceived Muslim identity is in the news. New survey data from a Democratic polling organization claims that half of Republicans (54%) believe Obama is a Muslim. Some have voiced concerns about...

American Muslims: Fears v. Facts

American Muslims: Fears v. Facts

The quotes above come from a recent Sterling Heights City Council Meeting. You can view that meeting, and hear the remarks, in this video. This story was also covered in the Arab American...

Only A “Handful” of Moderate Muslims?

Only A “Handful” of Moderate Muslims?

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FBI: Anti-Muslim Voices Fuel Increased Threat From Militias

FBI: Anti-Muslim Voices Fuel Increased Threat From Militias

Militia groups across the country are setting their sights on American Muslims. Since 2013, domestic militias have monitored Islamic institutions, and plotted and advocated violence against Muslims in states as diverse as New York,...

Hirsi Ali and ACT for America Team Up for Event on Islam

Hirsi Ali and ACT for America Team Up for Event on Islam

Next month, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a controversial voice calling for Islamic reform, is scheduled to appear at a Washington, DC event hosted by one of the nation’s most active anti-Muslim groups. The Somali-born...

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...

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