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WATCH: Americans Open Up About What It's Like To Be Muslim In This Country

The Huffington Post | Chantelle DMello | Posted 03.29.2016 | Religion

As the presidential race dissolves into fear-mongering, racism and rampant xenophobia, Muslims across America are finding it increasingly hard to prac...

Mystery Painter Turns Vile Anti-Muslim Graffiti Into Message Of Love

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.27.2016 | Religion

A few simple brush strokes is all it took to transform vile anti-Muslim graffiti that appeared in Ireland following the terrorist attacks in Belgium. ...

When Did We Get to Be Better than God?

Derek Penwell | Posted 03.25.2016 | Religion
Derek Penwell

God loves Muslims as much as Christians, LGBTQ people as much as straight folks, immigrants and refugees as much as US citizens, poor people as much as the rich. We should be exceedingly suspicious of any God who is more intellectually rigid than we are, who disapproves of all the same people we disapprove of.

Ted Cruz's New Adviser Is Even More Anti-Muslim Than Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 03.17.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A big part of Sen. Ted Cruz's appeal is that he's not Donald Trump, the openly bigoted billionaire currently leading the Republican Part...

Obama, American Muslims, and Our Constitutional Duplicity

Patrick G. Eddington | Posted 02.11.2016 | Politics
Patrick G. Eddington

President Obama's recent speech to the Islamic Society of Baltimore was an attempt to reassure an American minority population feeling very much under siege. Yet Obama's own administration, and members of Congress, have taken actions in direct contradiction to the president's rhetoric.

It Is About Freedom, Brother

James Peron | Posted 12.18.2015 | Politics
James Peron

To paraphrase Ayn, a good man is a good man regardless of how many other evil men belong to his religion, or claim to. A bad man is still a bad man, no matter how many good men belong to his faith. Individualism ultimately means each man, woman and child is responsible for their actions, not the actions of others.

A Christian College Placed A Professor On Leave For Wearing A Hijab

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 12.18.2015 | College

An evangelical Christian school in Illinois placed a professor on administrative leave Tuesday for wearing a hijab as a show of solidarity with Muslim...

Beating Trump to the Punch: Franklin Graham's Islamophobia

Hollis Phelps | Posted 12.10.2015 | Religion
Hollis Phelps

Among those calling out Trump on his opportunistic xenophobia are, thankfully, numerous faith leaders. One faith leader who didn't join his peers is Franklin Graham. He didn't remain silent, mind you, but doubled down, boasting that he beat Trump to the punch.

Trump Plan Pushes Muslim Republicans Toward Exit

Politico | Annum Masroor | Posted 12.10.2015 | Politics

Muslim Republicans fear Donald Trump’s escalating anti-Muslim rhetoric – capped this week by his call to block all Muslims’ entry into the count...

Mayor Of London Slams Donald Trump As 'Out Of His Mind'

HuffPost UK | Annum Masroor | Posted 12.09.2015 | World

Boris Johnson has become the first senior British politician to declare that Donald Trump's remarks about Muslims make him 'unfit' to serve as US Pres...

These Are The GOP Candidates Who Are Especially Unwilling To Condemn Donald Trump

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 12.07.2015 | Politics

When real estate mogul Donald Trump on Monday proposed to bar all Muslims from immigrating to the United States, several of his GOP presidential rival...

Bernie Sanders, Other Presidential Candidates Denounce Trump's Anti-Muslim Proposal

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 12.08.2015 | Politics

Presidential candidates in both parties on Monday swiftly condemned real estate mogul Donald Trump's proposal to ban all Muslims from immigrating to t...

Muslim Taxi Driver Shot In Pittsburgh On Thanksgiving Day

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 11.30.2015 | Politics

A man shot a Muslim taxi driver in Pittsburgh in the early hours of Thanksgiving Day, and local authorities say the incident may have been a hate crim...

Gun-Toting Islamophobic Group Protests Outside Texas Mosque

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 11.22.2015 | Politics

In the latest anti-Islamic incident to take place following the Paris attacks, demonstrators in Irving, Texas, protested on the sidewalk outside a mos...

Refugees Are Not the Enemy

Chaker Khazaal | Posted 11.16.2015 | World
Chaker Khazaal

While this knee-jerk reaction of countries to close their borders to immigrants might appear on the surface to be a wise move, the truth is that we're just compounding the problem.

Germany's Anti-Islam Group Holds Biggest Rally In Months

Reuters | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.20.2015 | World

DRESDEN, Germany (Reuters) - The German anti-Islam movement PEGIDA staged its biggest rally in months on Monday, sparked into fresh life on its first ...

What It's Like Having Your Mosque Targeted

Hareem Mannan | Posted 10.22.2015 | Religion
Hareem Mannan

As my mosque prepares to deal with an unfamiliar, terrifying influx of hatred in an unforgiving post-9/11 world, I can't help but think: I am so disappointed in you, Maryland. Can you still really call a place your home if you don't feel safe there anymore?

The Difference Between "Anti-Islam" Patriots and Real Patriots

Craig Considine | Posted 10.07.2015 | Religion
Craig Considine

Now think about the following question: Whose side would George Washington be on: the Muslim citizens serving in the U.S. military, or the mob of bigots who threaten American citizens with violence at their place of worship?

Man Who Allegedly Plotted To Kill Muslims Indicted On Federal Charges

The Huffington Post | Dayana Morales Gomez | Posted 07.07.2015 | Politics

A federal grand jury indicted a Tennessee man Tuesday on charges stemming from his alleged plot carry out a coordinated attack on Muslims in Islamberg...

CNN Host Spars With Anti-Muslim Activist Over Cartoon Contest

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 05.28.2015 | Media

An anti-Muslim activist flipped out when a CNN host compared her controversial Muhammed cartoon contest held earlier this month in Texas to bigoted us...

Anti-Muslim Activist And Cartoonist Speak Out Following Garland Shooting

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 05.04.2015 | Media

The anti-Muslim activist whose Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas was attacked by two gunmen on Sunday said the shooting shows the importance of her me...

Not OK: Oklahoma Marriage Bill Is Jaw-droppingly Unconstitutional

Clay Farris Naff | Posted 05.12.2015 | Religion
Clay Farris Naff

A preacher of the Gospel, a priest, and a rabbi. Sounds like front end of a bad joke, right? But that's the full list of religious officials deemed competent to perform marriages under HB1125, the bill that Oklahoma's House just passed in an attempt to restore ecclesiastical authority.

Arson Investigators Probe Fire At Islamic Center In Houston

Reuters | Posted 04.15.2015 | Crime

(Adds comments from center about arson and harassment, fire official, and reaction comment from student) By Camilo Smith ...

This German Anti-Islamic Group Is Using The Charlie Hebdo Attack To Its Advantage

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 01.14.2015 | Religion

Last week, a terror attack at the office of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in Paris and two subsequent hostage situations claimed the lives of ...

Germany, Anti-Islam, and Vladimir Putin

Stephen Schwartz | Posted 02.18.2015 | World
Stephen Schwartz

Why are anti-Islam rallies taking place in a part of Germany where there are almost no Muslims? One explanation might be that having little experience with Muslims, the inhabitants of Dresden are frightened of any newcomers, especially refugees from Syria. But other factors merit consideration.