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House Radicalization Hearings

Andrea Stone

Dire Warnings Over Muslim American Terrorists Overblown, Study Finds | Andrea Stone | Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new study of homegrown terrorism involving Muslim Americans suggests that the alarm bells set off by Republicans in Congress over slee...

Democrat Announces Alternate Hearings On U.S. Muslims

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Richard Yeakley Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Barely two weeks after House Republicans held hearings on the threat posed by radicalize...

Muslim on the Hill

Nafees Syed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Nafees Syed

I felt like I was in a fishbowl last Thursday. The halls were teeming with visitors for the King hearings. With my headscarf, I was obviously Muslim, and with my Blackberry, a staffer.

American Muslims Deserve Respect

Rev. Jennifer Butler | Posted 05.26.2011 | Religion
Rev. Jennifer Butler

We can't achieve the unity we need to effectively fight terrorism if we caricature all stakeholders as either tough guys who confront Islamic terrorists or cowards who coddle them.

Peter King's Radicalization Hearings Deaf To Reality

Amarnath Amarasingam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Amarnath Amarasingam

These commissions, though ostensibly undertaken for the sake of improving cooperation, only perpetuate a sense of tension and conflict

Whose Ox Is Being Gored

David Doody | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Doody

Even if you don't disagree with the intent of the congressional hearings being held by Rep. Peter King, you have to admit that, the response to such things just depends on whose ox is being gored.

With All Eyes On Capitol Hill, Muslims Watch Warily

Posted 05.26.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks and Omar Sacirbey Religion News Service STERLING, Va. -- They were moved when the first Muslim elected to Congress shed tears for ...

Sheriff Baca, GOP Congressman Clash Over Support Of Muslim Group

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca shot back at a congressman who warned him during a congressional hearing Thursday that a Muslim group the sheriff ...

A Muslim Welcomes Hearings By Congressman King

Mike Ghouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Mike Ghouse

We have to identify the criminals who are individually accountable for their actions, but we must also resist the temptation to blame their family, nation and religion.

Study Says Civic Engagement Rises With Mosque Attendance

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Lauren Markoe Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) As Congressional hearings on the radicalization of American Muslims get underway, a political...

Muslim Cops Put Faith, Lives On The Line

Posted 05.26.2011 | Religion

By Omar Sacirbey Religion News Service (RNS) When Los Angeles County Sheriff Leroy Baca asked Sgt. Muawiya "Mike" Abdeen to set up a liaison unit to ...

Muslim Radicalization Hearings: A Political Spectacle That Perpetuates Prejudice

Miroslav Volf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Miroslav Volf

Congressional hearings can be an important instrument in ensuring the security of the homeland and its citizens. But King's hearings are likely to have the opposite effect.

Muslim Superheroes And The House Radicalization Hearings

Shahid Mahmood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Shahid Mahmood

Batman's recent choice of a new partner, Nightrunner, an Algerian Muslim living in Paris, has become a source of torment for many right-wing bloggers.

Peter King, Islamic Terror And Islamophobia

Brad Hirschfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brad Hirschfield

These hearings, if conducted properly, could surface realities that are rarely acknowledged in the same places and at the same time

Law Enforcement And Muslim Communities In LA: A Lesson For Rep. King?

Mary Slosson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Mary Slosson

The unit consists of seven members, not all Muslim, doing everything from internal education within the LAPD about Islam and Muslim culture to community education on issues like domestic violence and hate crimes.

Former Counterterrorism Chief Says Muslims Cooperate

Posted 05.26.2011 | Religion

By Omar Sacirbey Religion News Service (RNS) A former FBI counterterrorism director on Tuesday (March 8) rejected allegations by the chairman of the ...

Rep. Peter King: 'Are You Now, Or Have You Ever Been A Radical Muslim?'

Gustav Niebuhr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Gustav Niebuhr

When was the last time a Congressional committee decided to investigate Americans based on their religious affiliation?

Muslims And Supporters Protest Congressional 'Radicalization' Hearings

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Simone Gorrindo Religion News Service NEW YORK (RNS) When Anam Chaudhry, 17, sang the national anthem to several hundred protesters in Times Squar...

Fear, Fairness And Fox News: The Forces Shaping How We Think About American Muslims

Robert P. Jones, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Robert P. Jones, Ph.D.

Americans harbor some real fears about religious extremism and its connection to violence. At the same time, Americans are guided by a fundamental sense of fairness.

The Destructive Nature Of The Muslim Radicalization Hearings

Rabbi Joshua Stanton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Stanton

If they move forward, as Rep. King has repeatedly stated they will, these hearings will allow political grandstanding to become a precedent for fighting terrorism.

Radicalization Hearings: Most Americans Support Congressional Probe On Muslims

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Nicole Neroulias Religion News Service (RNS) Americans haven't heard much about upcoming congressional hearings on the radicalization of U.S. Musl...