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What American Muslims Are Doing Everyday

Everyone wants Muslims to stand against violent extremism. Day in, day out, that’s exactly what they’re doing.

Federal Judge Rules in Favor of Citizens on No-Fly List

The ruling by Judge Anna J. Brown of the U.S. District Court in Portland, Oregon is a victory for Muslim Americans and civil liberty activists.

Still waiting for Obama to act

As I ran down to the White House with other Washington, D.C. college students to celebrate President Obama’s re-election in … Continued

Why (or How) Should Muslim Americans “Celebrate” Christmas?

Muslim Americans: Be part of the joy of the season — but not by seeking gain or social acceptance.

Why Muslims Hate America

The question is not at all why they hate us, but why don’t we get it.

Senate hearing holds key to understanding homegrown hate

GETTY IMAGES OAK CREEK, WI – AUGUST 10: Family and friends and community members gather at Oak Creek High School … Continued

American Tolerance vs. Sept. 11 terrorism — a victory of pluralism over prejudice

GETTY IMAGES Germano Riviera walks with the “Flag of Honor,” which displays the names of all of the victims of … Continued

Pluralism and prejudice: How conflicts over religious pluralism reveal America’s new ‘Sacred Ground’

The only Protestant running for president in 2012 is President Obama, an American of both a racially and a religiously … Continued

A call for storytelling to make us human to one another

REUTERS Sikhs hold up placards with photos of six mass shooting victims after a candlelight vigil in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, … Continued

In Conversation: Sikhism, Islam, and Hinduism

Sarah L. Voisin WASHINGTON POST Sikh supporters stand with photos and signs in remembrance for the Wisconsin Gurdwara shootings. The … Continued

Keith Ellison on John McCain defending Huma Abedin: ‘I was proud to see him do it’

ASSOCIATED PRESS Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., one of only two Muslim’s in Congress, testifies before the House Homeland Security Committee … Continued

Pakistan to Twitter: ‘Yes we ban’

BANARAS KHAN AFP/GETTY IMAGES A Pakistani resident reads a message on a cellular telephone referring to the blocked social networking … Continued

70 years later, still blaming an ‘enemy within’

Sunday, February 19, 2012, marks the seventieth anniversary of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s signing of Executive Order (EO) 9066 – … Continued

West Point speaker is former officer critical of Islam

A controversial retired Army officer who has drawn attention worldwide for speeches against Islam will be the keynote speaker at … Continued

The 11 most important religion and politics findings of 2011

As 2011 draws to a close, it’s hard to pick just a few highlights from a year full of exciting … Continued

Rep. King’s false religious ‘enemy within’

Last week, on the 70th Anniversary of Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor, Representative Peter King once again sought the spotlight … Continued

Mitt Romney takes on Mormon ‘cult’ comments and the religious test for office

Ethan Miller GETTY IMAGES Romney called on Americans to understand the constitutional principle rejecting a religious test for office at … Continued

After Sept. 11, four tasks for religion

Ten years ago this weekend, a terror attack changed the world and changed America forever. It left Americans frightened and … Continued

What Ramadan Means

What does Ramadan look like in America?

Poll: U.S. Muslims optimistic about future

Jahi Chikwendiu WASHINGTON POST Maryam, 2, plays with her baby sister, Tasneem, 8 months. Ibraham Moiz, their father, is a … Continued