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If you’re going to be in metro Atlanta this Sunday, May 13th, come visit the Atlanta Freethought Society and hear my new presentation, “A Brief History of Muslims in America.” It’s an overview of the Muslim experience in the United … Continue reading
Despite the repeated alarmist cries about homegrown jihadist cells, and warnings that Islam is a “very evil and wicked religion,” (thank you, Franklin Graham) the evidence is that, by and large, Muslims are assimilating into American society and will continue … Continue reading
Frankly, I don’t believe the recent Pew Research poll that indicates 1 in 5 Americans believe President Obama is a Muslim.Â Sure, there’s some percentage of abjectly ignorant people who think that, but what this poll shows, IMHO, is the … Continue reading
Review by John C. Snider Â© 2010 To say that Islam has been getting a bad rap these last few years would be a massive understatement.Â All religions–all cultures, for that matter–have their ups and downs, and for the last … Continue reading
A Muslim broadcaster in New York state has been charged with beheading his estranged wife (the two were going through a divorce).Â Ironically, the two founded a television station devoted to countering negative Islamic stereotypes. Naturally, we should not rush … Continue reading
Here’s more on the incident in Georgia in which a judge held a Muslim woman in contempt for wanting to wear her headscarf in the courtroom.
Here’s one from the Georgia homefront.Â A judge in Douglasville, GA put a woman in jail for trying to enter the courthouse wearing her hijab, or Muslim headscarf.Â The judge cited a rule about no headcoverings.Â This same judgeÂ previously had … Continue reading