Tag: United States

Those who believe are responsible for exercising justice in an undivided manner both to earn Allah‘s approval, to lead their lives in peace and security

What Does Islam Teach about Justice?

Harun Yahya The true justice described in the Qur’an commands man to behave justly, not discriminating between people, protecting others’ rights and not permitting violence, no matter what the circumstances, to side with the oppressed against the oppressor and to help the needy. This justice calls for the rights of both parties to be protected… Read More ›

Presidential Quotes on Islam & Muslims

By ICNA Staff Writer February 17, 2014 – This President’s Day, see what US Presidents have said about Islam and Muslims. Barack Obama “Islam has always been a part of America’s story…and since our founding, American Muslims have enriched the United States”. “Islam has demonstrated through words and deeds the possibilities of religious tolerance and… Read More ›

oded Ku Klux Klansmen posed for this exclusive picture Sept. 2, 1962 as they burn a cross as part of a statewide demonstration against racial integration in Talluah, Louisiana

Islamophobia: The New Anti-Semitism

Islamophobia: the new anti-Semitism When I was growing up in Gainesville, Florida, the Klan was still a force. Now a pastor wants to burn the Qur’an, what’s changed? By Mya Guarnieri The New York Times is reporting that a pastor in my hometown of Gainesville, Florida is planning to “commemorate” 11 September 2001 by publicly burning the… Read More ›

Letter: Sharia law no threat to U.S. Constitution

DTT: Conspiracy theorists, right-wing bigots for years have peddled the lie that Muslims want to take over governments. In reality this lie pushed by propagandists in order for the wider public to hate Muslims. By Nathan C. Lean Researcher, Georgetown University Sunday’s letter, “Sharia law will overtake U.S. if we’re not vigilant,” is a typical display of… Read More ›

Muslims shouldn’t have to prove themselves to us

From Lynn G. Carlson Cheyenne I have to respond to the mean-spirited letter from Andy Kmetz regarding Muslims (“Just what have Muslims ever done for America?” Feb. 4). I served my country in the United States Peace Corps from 1983 to 1986 in Mali, West Africa n a country where the majority of the population… Read More ›

When the Quran spoke English

  by Alexander Bevilacqua The first Muslim member of Congress assumed office in January 2007. For his swearing-in ceremony, Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., chose to pledge on the Quran. The copy he used, specially loaned by the Library of Congress for the occasion, had once belonged to Thomas Jefferson. Why did Jefferson own a copy of… Read More ›

Age of Consent in European & American History

What was the ‘Age of Consent’ in European and American history, prior to the 20th century? In this article, I shall bring forth evidences which demonstrate that the ‘Age of consent’ was indeed, very young, even by today’s standards. I will provide academic sources which show that girls were allowed to be married at the… Read More ›

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