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The Nine Worst Lawfare Injustices in the US and What They Tell Us About Ourselves

Date: January 31, 2019 | Categories: Featured, Opinion, Opinion All,

By Steve Downs Source: Counter Punch The law should apply equally to everyone.  The 14th Amendment guarantees to all Americans the “equal protection of the laws”.  But when we go to war this guarantee is often violated. War means designating an “enemy” to be defeated using every available means including the law.  We call this “lawfare” when the law, instead of …

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Trump Fails to Help the Muslim Image Yet Again, Are We Really Surprised?

Date: June 19, 2018 | Categories: Opinion, Opinion All,

By Syeda R. Noshin ICNA CSJ Intern Two weeks ago, President Trump hosted an iftar at the White House, about which I wrote a response questioning his intentions behind having the event. As a general summary, I noted how this event is conveniently timed around the Supreme Court’s decision concerning his travel ban enacted on many Muslim-majority countries, and his history …

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Trump’s Iftar: Thanks, But No Thanks

Date: June 4, 2018 | Categories: Islamophobia, Opinion, Opinion All,

By Syeda R. Noshin ICNA CSJ Intern It’s Ramadan, the month where the 1.8 billion Muslims around the world all retreat into themselves for spiritual revival, abstaining from food and drink, as well as limiting television and other distractions. It is the most beloved and blessed time for Muslims, one to spend with family and get closer to God. Many …