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Woman Charged With Sending Pig's Foot To Congressman Killed By Police

Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

An Atlanta woman who allegedly mailed threats to lawmakers was shot and killed by police during an altercation on Christmas Day. Jameela Barnette, ...

Rep. Peter King's Third Muslim Radicalization Hearing Rails Against Somali Threat

Posted 09.26.2011 | Religion

By Lauren Markoe c. 2011 Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) The third in a controversial series of congressional hearings on the "radicalizati...

Peter King Announces Second Round Of Muslim Radicalization Hearings

The Huffington Post | Bryan Maygers | Posted 08.10.2011 | Religion

Representative Peter King (R-NY) has announced that the House Committee on Homeland Security will hold a second hearing on the "radicalization of the ...

Islam Hearings Take Different Tone Under Durbin

Posted 05.29.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service WASHINGTON -- It was billed as the first-ever congressional hearing on the civil rights of American Muslims. Bu...

Peter King Blasts Senate's Muslim Civil Rights Hearings

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.29.2011 | Politics

A few weeks after holding his own controversial hearings on the threat of the radicalization of American Muslims, Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) is blasting...

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.

Conservative Republicans and Islam: A New Crusade for Votes and Funds

John L. Esposito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John L. Esposito

Recent hearings of Rep. Peter T. King (R-NY) on the radicalization of American Muslims represent a growing campaign to discredit Muslims, witnessed mo...

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.

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.

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.

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.

GOP Rep Taps Controversial Witness For Radical Islam Hearings

The Washington Post | Michelle Boorstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In some ways, Zuhdi Jasser doesn't match the profile of the typical Muslim American. He's an active Republican who has supported the U.S. wars in Afgh...