Three Muslim students tried to visit Oklahoma lawmaker John Bennett on Thursday at the State Capitol when they were handed a questionnaire at his office to fill out, which included the question “The Koran, the sunna of Mohammed and Sharia Law of all schools say that the husband can beat his … Read more
Vietnamese priest Reverend Chuong Hoai Nguyen recently wrote a letter to President Donald Trump offering his own citizenship to a Syrian refugee. Commonweal Magazine, an independent journal run by Catholics, released the letter this week.
In his letter, Rev. Nguyen shows his support for Syrian refugees, having been a refugee … Read more
Senator Kamala Harris, D-Calif., introduced her first bill on Thursday that would provide legal counsel to those held or detained while trying to enter the U.S., reports USA Today.
The Access to Counsel Act would allow lawyers to provide legal counsel by phone or video if they cannot physically be present. It would also … Read more
Asian Americans Advancing Justice has launched a new website to track incidents of hate plaguing the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities. Amidst the racially-charged atmosphere of today’s political climate, many Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are fearful.
“While … Read more
The Army and Air Force Exchange Service has stepped in to ask a military vendor to stop selling an anti-Islam t-shirt at Ft. Carson in Colorado, reports Opposing Views.
The shirt features the Statue of Liberty wearing an Islamic burqa with the caption “Don’t let this happen to America.”
Merica Apparel has been asked to … Read more
Hate spewed outside. Prayers inside.
Hundreds attended a conference titled Stand With the Prophet Against Terror and Hate designed to counter stereotypes of Islam and Muslims in the United States.
Dozens outside protested the conference and screamed at conference attendees as they entered.
“I don’t … Read more
Republican National Committee Member, Dave Agema, issued an apology on his website for controversial remarks he made against Muslims and gays earlier this month. Despite calls for his resignation following these remarks, he said he is not resigning his position in the RNC.
The former state representative from Michigan came under fire after he posed … Read more
Three civil rights groups are condemning remarks made by a Republican National Committee member and former state representative from Michigan, reports The News Herald.
Dave Agema wrote on his Facebook page “Have you ever seen a Muslim do anything that contributes positively to the American way of life?”
The Michigan chapter of the Council … Read more
A group known for its racists and anti-Muslim views is suing King County for its refusal to allow the group to run anti-Islamic ads on buses, reports the Seattle Times.
The American Freedom Defense Initiative which is headed by Pamela Geller (pictured here) accuses the county of violating its first amendment rights.
The ads … Read more