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Combating Islamophobia: Church and Mosque Partner in Mission

Date: June 7, 2016 | Categories: Islamophobia, News, News,

Source: Mount Vernon Gazette Nearly 100 members of the Mount Vernon Unitarian Church (MVUC) and the northern Virginia chapter of the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA VA) came together in friendship and cooperation to address the growing issue of Islamophobia in American society at a meeting on Saturday, May 21, at the church, 1909 Windmill Lane, Alexandria. Over the …

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First Amendment: Make America safe again by rejecting Islamophobia

Date: May 13, 2016 | Categories: Islamophobia, Opinion, Opinion All,

Source: GazetteXtra By Chris Haynes Two weeks ago, three men assaulted a 19-year-old American Muslim in Astoria, Queens. One suspect shouted “Arab” and punched the victim twice in the face. A second screamed “ISIS” and approached with a metal pipe. When a bystander appeared, the three suspects fled the scene. What’s especially alarming about this incident is how commonplace such …

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Thanks But No Thanks: Ted Cruz, Staff Refuse to Meet With Muslim Voters

Date: April 21, 2016 | Categories: Islamophobia, News, News,

Source: Sputnik News Republican US presidential candidate Ted Cruz, calling for security patrols of “Muslim neighborhoods,” has refused, along with his staff, to meet with those constituents he intends to police. On Monday, during National Muslim Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill, his Muslim constituents requested a meeting with the Senator and were refused. For weeks, Muslims, traveling from Texas, attempted …