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Muslim and Anti-Muslim Bus Ads Battle Heads to Round 3
Originally Posted: 06/11/2014 - 4:44pm | Type: Blog

A Christian, a Muslim, and a Jew turn up together on a Washington, D.C., bus. It’s no joke. They’re the faces of a new ad campaign by the Council on American-Islamic Relations, a Muslim civil liberties group. ...

Muslims Criticize Bloomberg Veto of NYPD Watchdog
Originally Posted: 07/26/2013 - 9:37am | Type: Blog

Muslim-American civil rights groups are criticizing New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg for vetoing a bill on Tuesday that would have created an independent inspector general to oversee the New York City Pol ...

Anti-Shariah Movement Changes Tactics, Gains Success
Originally Posted: 05/17/2013 - 9:52am | Type: Blog

The new bills are more vague and mention only foreign laws, with no references to Shariah or Islam. They also make specific exceptions for international trade. All of that makes them harder to challenge as a v ...

Bus Ads Aim to Reclaim the Meaning of ‘Jihad’
Originally Posted: 01/09/2013 - 5:03pm | Type: Blog

An ad campaign on San Francisco buses is aimed at trying to change public perception of the word “jihad,” which the program’s founder says has been distorted by extremists — Muslim and anti-Muslim alike. ...

Muslim Group, CAIR, Regains Tax-Exempt Status
Originally Posted: 07/31/2012 - 8:42am | Type: Blog

The Council on American-Islamic Relations, a national Muslim civil rights group that has frequently drawn fire from conservatives, has regained its tax-exempt status. The Council ...