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Do Not Target Our Children, Do Not Make Our Teachers Government Puppets
Civil Rights Lawyer & Policy Activist
In a request to the Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Representative Bennie Thompson called on a complete review and privacy assessment of the FBI's "Don't Be a Puppet" web-based program, including its use of the Violent Extremist Risk Assessment (VERA).
Did Religious Profiling Allow Paris Terrorists to Proceed Undetected?
Professor, Texas A&M University School of Law
As they enlarge the blanket scrutiny of Muslims without individualized suspicion, French law enforcement is more likely to waste resources investigating innocent people. Meanwhile, the guilty have more opportunity to plot undetected.
REPORT: Justice Department To Ban Profiling By Federal Law Enforcement
Enough With the Profiling Already!
Writer, Speaker, and Analyst on Middle East policy and Muslim ...
Since when did dissatisfaction with certain aspects of the government indicate one was disloyal to the U.S.? Many Americans oppose government policies, such as Obamacare, TSA regulations, immigration policy, and abortion, but that does not automatically equate them to a high threat.
NYC's Anti-Profiling Law 'Not Worth The Paper It's Written On'
Waiting in the Gray Areas
Executive director, ACCESS
When political leaders demonstrate that it's OK to tarnish an entire ethnic or religious group, xenophobic rhetoric enters the mainstream public discourse in a way that encourages intolerant and extreme reactions.
Brooklyn College Profs to Ray Kelly: Stop Spying on Muslims
Veteran police reporter and author
Brooklyn College's Faculty Council denounced the spying on Islamic students, suggesting that the police department targeted them without any proof that they were engaging in terrorist activity.
Religious Profiling -- The New Norm?
Independent Journalist, Producer, Multimedia Professional
If the last few major acts of violence in the U.S. were committed by White men, why is it that they are not scrutinized just as much as those that appear Muslim/Arab or simply 'other'?
What's In A (Muslim) Name?
Author, 'The American Muslim Teenager’s Handbook'
Although it may seem harmless to assume someone's religion based upon their name, it's becoming apparent that this type of judgment is unnecessary and irrelevant, especially for Muslims in America.
Former president and CEO, Zogby International
The Tea Party attitude is more predictive of approval for President Obama than education, race, religion and party affiliation. In addition, a very large portion of the likely electorate sides with or against Tea Partiers.
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