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Why the Massacre in Afghanistan Should Cause Us to Leave

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.21.2012 | World
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

Remember the uproar over the proposed mosque near Ground Zero? People were opposed to it for a variety of reasons: its proximity to the World Trade Ce...

What's Worse: Burning the Koran or Killing Innocent People Not Responsible for It?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 06.04.2011 | World
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

No matter how despicable Pastor Jones and his band of unmerry men might be, nothing can possibly justify this brutal retaliation or the failure to speak out against it.

New Imam Named For NYC Islamic Center

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

NEW YORK — The imam who co-led the effort to build an Islamic community center near the World Trade Center has been given a reduced role in the ...

Peter Roskam Calls NYC Mosque 'A Conquering Sort Of Act' By Muslims

Progress Illinois | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

GOP Congressman Peter Roskam appeared on WIND Radio's Big John & Amy yesterday and was asked for his comment on the proposal to build an Islamic cultu...

An Inconvenient Truth: More Religious Freedom Means Less Religious Conflict

David Briggs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David Briggs

The price of freedom, religious liberty scholars suggest, sometimes requires allowing the building of a mosque near the spot where terrorists motivated by Islam committed mass murder or permitting the public burning of holy books.

Keeping Torture a Secret

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

The idea that the horror innocent persons have suffered should go unpunished on the basis that some information "may" be revealed that the government wishes to keep secret is a travesty.

Rep. King: Investigate Ground Zero Mosque Funding

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The ranking Republican on the House Homeland Security Committee said Monday he favors an investigation into the funding of a proposed...

Mosque and Eggs: The Cable Combo Plate

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

You can actually hear the contaminated Muslim terrorist chickens chanting the name of their secret human leader! The Plotter in Chief!

Build Or Burn? It Hurts Some, But It Is Constitutional

Zareena A. Grewal, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Zareena A. Grewal, Ph.D.

Our Constitution protects Muslims' rights to build the Cordoba Institute as well as Christians' rights to burn the Quran in protest of it.

'Ground Zero Mosque' Controversy And The Pitfalls Of The Interfaith Dialogue Movement

David Shasha | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David Shasha

That Jews and Arabs share a culture is a fact that stands in stark contrast with the idea that there is a primordial rupture between the peoples that has fed the endemic and corrosive violence that now permeates the region.

Daisy Khan: 'When Will Muslims Be Accepted?'

The Washington Post | Sally Quinn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Daisy Khan is shocked. In a phone conversation with her minutes ago she said she couldn't believe that what had started out as "a community center for...

NYC Imam's Goodwill Tour Comes Amid Mosque Furor

AP | RACHEL ZOLL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

NEW YORK — The furor over the planned mosque and Islamic center near ground zero has put Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf in a curious position: At the sa...

My Meetings With The Man Behind The Mosque

The Daily Beast | Brad Gooch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf, the leader of the controversial Islamic center Park51, represents a liberal version of Islam, says biographer Brad Gooch, who ...

Irresponsible Republican Statements on New York Mosque Endanger American Security

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

Every time a Republican "leader" attacks the notion that a mosque be built two blocks from Ground Zero, they legitimize the claims of Bin Laden to young, impressionable Muslims across the world.

Why Muslims Want the Muslim Community Centre in Lower Manhattan

Naazish YarKhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Naazish YarKhan

It's a space that will honor Islam and inter-faith learning. It will help us get to know each other better. Can we please give it a chance?