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King Hearings

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.

Fight Fear to Ensure Sane National Security Policies

C. Dixon Osburn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
C. Dixon Osburn

The politics of fear in America has created a dangerous blind spot in our national security. That was on vivid display today Peter King's hearings on the "extent of radicalization in the American Muslim community."

King's Hearings Worth A Tweet, Not A Speech

Lisa Sharon Harper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Lisa Sharon Harper

The annals of history might record King's hearings through the tweets they inspired. Here are a few.

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.

King Hearings & Anti-Muslim Hate: A Citizen's Call to Action

Farhana Khera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Farhana Khera

With the bigoted King hearings, many courageous Americans have begun to push back against efforts to target the entire American Muslim community. They include Christian clergy, law enforcement officials and civil rights leaders.

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.

Muslims Are Not the Enemy

Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rev. Al Sharpton

By marginalizing a religious minority, King is sending a dangerous message to the Muslim community and the entire populous that runs counter to the very foundation of our nation.

Rep. King: Meet Muslim-American Heroes

Matthew Alexander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Alexander

I know what Muslim-American interpreters and soldiers are doing for their country -- some are now buried in Arlington National Cemetery. Representative King's words are an insult to those heroes.