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Rep. Peter King Announces Third Islamic Radicalization Hearing Will Happen Next Week

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.18.2011 | Religion

Peter King, the controversial Republican congressman from New York who chairs the House Committee on Homeland Security, announced Tuesday that he will...

Peter King Holding Second In Sequence Of Hearings On Islamic Radicalization

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 08.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A congressional inquiry into the threat of Islamic radicalization in U.S. prisons quickly devolved Wednesday into a debate about po...

Muslim Discrimination Cases Disproportionately High In U.S.

David Morgan | Posted 05.29.2011 | Religion

(Reuters) - American Muslims face a rising tide of religious discrimination in U.S. communities, workplaces and schools nearly a decade after the Se...

Islam Is Like Us

Amitai Etzioni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Amitai Etzioni

The recently held Congressional hearing about Muslims in America returns us to the question of whether "Islam is peace" or a religion that promotes hate and violence. Islam -- like all other religions -- can be read both ways.

WATCH: Peter King's Constituents Defend Radical Islam Hearings

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Many have criticized Rep. Peter King's hearings on radical Islam, but, at least judging from a New York Times video, his constituents have his back. ...

I Am Not a Muslim. I Am Not a Public Sector Worker.

Sally Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sally Kohn

Most Americans are not Muslim. And most Americans do not work for our government. So, like any minority, they're easy to pick on. Who's gonna mind? Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe would.

The Peter King Hearings: Let's Get Serious About Radicalization

Ingrid Mattson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ingrid Mattson

My message to Peter King and to the witnesses who have been called to testify is this: why don't you ask us what we have done?

A Dark Day For America

Rabbi Gerald Serotta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Gerald Serotta

King's hearings lead our country down a dark and dangerous path of demonization that threatens all of what America stands for, that which has uniquely allowed us to thrive as a minority here.

WATCH: Former Park51 Imam Condemns Islam Hearings

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York Rep. Peter King has caught plenty of flack from critics who disapprove of his hearings on Muslim radicalism in America. The former Imam of t...

Getting Clear On Rep. King's Muslim Hearings

Dr. Faheem Younus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Dr. Faheem Younus

Is a separate line for Muslims at the airport security checkpoint a possible outcome of these hearings? Will these hearings lead to a ban on hijab? King has to remove the fog for Muslimericans.

How To Shut Down The King Hearings

Eric Sapp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Eric Sapp

The point is not to use their tactics, but to use their arguments to highlight their hypocrisy and to prevent these tactics (and all the harm they cause) from being used in the future.

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.

Elise Foley

Keith Ellison Tears Up At Hearing On Muslim-American 'Radicalization' (VIDEO) | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), the first Muslim-American elected to Congress, broke into tears Thursday during a hearing investigating po...

Ranking Panel Democrat Suggests Muslim Hearings May Inspire Terror

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The top Democrat on the House Homeland Security Committee says Thursday's hearing on Islamic radicalism could be used by terrorists...

Terror Hearing In Congress Begins Amid Heightened Security

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Extra security will accompany a New York congressman as he chairs a hearing focused on the U.S. Muslim community and its willingness to ...

Lucia Graves

Muslim Americans Denounce Peter King's 'Demonization' Of Islamic Community | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Members of the Muslim community on Wednesday denounced hearings scheduled by Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y) on the radicalization of American M...

Peter King: Hearings On Muslims In America Will Be Fair

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Family members of two young men who were inspired to terrorism, with deadly consequences, plan to tell Congress that the men were v...

GOP Rep Defends Past IRA Support, Islamic Radicalism Hearings

AP | CALVIN WOODWARD and EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The wreckage of the World Trade Center still smoldered after the 2001 terrorist attacks when a voice rose above the pain and suspic...

White House Praises Muslims Ahead Of House Hearing

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN and LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 05.26.2011 | Politics

STERLING, Va. — Muslim Americans are not part of the terrorism problem facing the U.S. – they are part of the solution, a top White House ...

Congress To Hold Hearings On Muslim Threat

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee says affiliates of al-Qaida are radicalizing some American Muslims and that he plan...

Rep. King's 2011 House Un-American Activities Committee Targets Muslim Americans

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

My father proudly served in the Military Intelligence Service. Yet when I was a child, we were confined at an internment camp simply because of our Japanese ancestry. Decades later, something similarly sinister is returning to our country.