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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 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 ...

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...

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.

Elise Foley

Keith Ellison Tears Up At Hearing On Muslim-American 'Radicalization' (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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.

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...

Peter King Note: Islamophobia Can Create Radicalization

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Zogby

Islamophobia and those who promote it are a greater threat to the United States of America than Anwar al Awlaqi and his rag-tag team of terrorists.

King Hearings Are Inconsistent With First Amendment Values

Kate Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kate Martin

Consistent with First Amendment values, congressional committees should not use their government power to target individuals or communities based on their religious beliefs.

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...

Peter King: I'll Hold Hearings On Radical Islam

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — The incoming head of the House Committee on Homeland Security says he will hold hearings on what he calls the "radicalization" of som...