Tag: Muslim Americans

Report: Huge Spike in Mosque Attacks Last Year

For many Muslims, with each attack, whether its in American communities like or Orlando or a European metropolis like Paris, comes yet another wave of anti-Islam rhetoric. Then there’s Donald Trump.

After Orlando Attack, L.I. Muslims Feel They’re ‘Back To Square One’

Obama isn’t the only president to refuse to dub terrorists who identify as Muslim “radical Islamist.” George W. Bush made it a priority not to conflate Islam with terror for the majority of his presidency. Six days after 9/11, Bush stood outside a mosque in Washington, D.C. and proclaimed, “Islam is peace.”

Study Finds Arab Youth Overwhelmingly Reject ISIS

Published earlier this month by Dubai-based public relations firm ASDA’A Burson-Marsteller, the study found that the overwhelming majority of Arab youth reject ISIS’ message and its tactics. The survey drew responses from hundreds of young Arab men and women from across the Middle East.

Long Island Mosque Tackles Radicalization with Message of Hope

Titled “Upholding Moderation & Resisting Radicalization,” the series hopes to reach out to young people and anyone else in the community disheartened by anti-Muslim rhetoric whipping through the media and American politics.

Donald Trump Hosting Presidential Campaign Rally Wednesday in Bethpage

Police are bracing for a crowd of up to 13,000 and protesters have already announced plans to hold a peaceful anti-Trump rally outside the venue.

For Muslim American Voters, ‘Stakes are High’ this Presidential Election

After each terror attack, the rhetoric seems to ricochet unabated on cable news and in the mainstream media. In the aftermath of Tuesday’s horrific bombings in Brussels, which killed 31 and injured more than 300, Donald Trump reaffirmed his Muslim ban proposal by saying the US should close its borders. His closest rival, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, suggested authorities descend on so-called “Muslim communities” and spy on citizens.

Open Letter from Long Island Muslims Condemning Brussels Attack

The Terrorist group ISIS which, took responsibility for the attacks, must be brought to justice. We urge the international community to stand together against all extremist groups. We call for international cooperation against all types of barbarism, terrorism, and murders of innocent civilians anywhere in the world.

Controversial Anti-Extremism Program Subject of ACLU Lawsuit

The free speech group said it was compelled to act because the government has so far refused to release information about funding, training, and whether important privacy safeguards are in place to act as a firewall against civil liberties violations.

Two-Thirds Of New Hampshire GOP Voters Support Trump’s Muslim Ban

Amid anti-refugee sentiment, Trump also said he’d stare into the face of a Syrian child and tell them they’re not welcome in the United States. Syrian refugees have been fleeing their war-torn country by the thousands in large part due to the merciless killing of Muslims and people deemed apostates by the apocalyptic terror cult ISIS.

Long Island Muslim PAC Seeks to Support Friendly Candidates

Like any political action committee, the group will donate to campaigns of politicians who are willing to publicly support Muslim Americans and promote tolerance. Its long-term goals are more ambitious.
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