by Ian Millhiser Posted on December 18, 2014
The Islamic Center was rejected after many residents reportedly made “disparaging remarks about the Muslim faith" in opposing their plan.
by Jack Jenkins Posted on December 8, 2014
“This is a community that fled a violent situation. Now we’re facing violence in the United States, ” Abdinajib Dirir said.
by Jack Jenkins Posted on December 2, 2014 Updated: December 5, 2014
It wasn’t immediately clear why the majority of the council voted against the motion, but their actions were celebrated by opponents of the mosque, including many who protested outside the city council building before the vote.
by Jack Jenkins Posted on November 12, 2014 Updated: November 12, 2014
“They would remove the Christian holidays and they would remove the Jewish holidays from the calendar before they would consider adding the Muslim holiday to the calendar,” Zainab Chaudry said.
by Amelia Rosch Posted on November 11, 2014 Updated: November 11, 2014
"I’m not saying all Muslims are terrorists, but we have an obligation to face the truth about who the enemy is and what they want to accomplish," he said.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on November 2, 2014 Updated: November 2, 2014
"It's all something that lawmakers can trumpet back to constituents that they're protecting Christian values, but they need to be working on other stuff."
by Igor Volsky Posted on October 6, 2014 Updated: October 6, 2014
"How do you define what's bigotry and what's just reality?" he asked.
by Jack Jenkins Posted on September 19, 2014 Updated: September 29, 2014
One of the more unsettling ads features the now-iconic image of American journalist James Foley, who was recently beheaded by representatives from ISIS, kneeling next to his executioner.
by Igor Volsky & Jack Jenkins Posted on September 11, 2014 Updated: September 17, 2014
"No religion condones the killing of innocents, and the vast majority of ISIL’s victims have been Muslim," Obama said.
by Marwan Kreidie - Guest Contributer Posted on August 23, 2014 Updated: August 26, 2014
Together, interfaith communities came together to block the legislation's passage.