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Peter King Hearings

Muslim 'Radicalization' Hearings Return To Capitol

Religion News Service | Chris Lisee | Posted 06.21.2012 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS) House lawmakers split along party lines at a hearing Wednesday (June 20) meant to gauge Muslim responses to earlier hearings on the "...

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 Sept...

Is This About American Muslims, Or America?

Eboo Patel | Posted 05.28.2011 | Religion
Eboo Patel

Although the word "Muslim" is the one getting the most media play, I believe these hearings are really about America, and whether we value the contributions of our many different communities.

One Nation Under Allah

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

It isn't a crime to practice Islam in the United States of America. At least, not yet.

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.

"The King Has No Clothes"

Dean Obeidallah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dean Obeidallah

So what was missing from Rep. Kings hearings? A little thing I like to call: Facts.

Religious Hatred Is American Treason: Peter King Hearings And A Lesson From 1921

Nancy Fuchs Kreimer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Nancy Fuchs Kreimer

This is not the first time Americans of faith have stood behind a religious group singled out for suspicion.

King Not Fit to Lead

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Zogby

King's hearings weren't even a good example of "McCarthyism." They were a suborning of an important committee's resources to serve the chairman's obsession with America's Muslims.

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. ...

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.

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 ...

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...

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.

Jason Linkins

Press Examines Peter King's Relationship With The I.R.A. [UPDATE] | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.), as the chair of the House Homeland Security Committee, is poised to begin a series of hearings geared toward stoking an Isla...