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France drafts new legislations to curb ‘extremism’

Through the recent laws enacted in France, bans on certain clothing in Belgium, and overall discrimination targeted towards Muslims in parts of Europe, Islamophobia is on the rise.  Most recently, NYT has reported that the French government announced an investigation into academic research that “feeds ‘Islamo-leftist’ tendencies that ‘corrupt society.’” This follows a draft law that the French National Assembly …


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Combating Islamophobia: Church and Mosque Partner in Mission

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

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 …