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NYPD’s Muslim Surveillance Extended Well Beyond New York
Originally Posted: 02/27/2012 - 7:15am | Type: Blog

NEWARK, N.J. — The report was stamped top secret. Inside was a confidential dossier compiled by the New York Police Department documenting "locations of concern" in Newark -- the city's 44 mosqu ...

FBI, Muslim Groups Report Progress in Training Materials
Originally Posted: 02/16/2012 - 8:57pm | Type: Blog

FBI officials say they are willing to consider a proposal from a coalition of Muslim and interfaith groups to establish a committee of experts to review materials used in FBI anti-terrorism training. The coali ...

U.K. Innkeepers Fined for Turning Away Gay Couple
Originally Posted: 02/16/2012 - 12:07pm | Type: Blog

LONDON — Britain's Court of Appeal has ordered a pair of Christian innkeepers to pay 3,600 pounds ($5,800) in damages to a gay couple that was told they could not share a room in the couple's guestho ...

The Court Has Spoken. Now What?: Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran Church & School v. EEOC
Originally Posted: 02/14/2012 - 1:48pm | Type: Blog

The only way for a civil fact finder to evaluate these claims is to try to assess the quality of the sermons, their consistency with scripture, and the nature of the minister’s spiritual leadership within the ...

GOP Nostalgia is a Symptom of Privilege
Originally Posted: 01/23/2012 - 4:53pm | Type: Blog

The point is simple but compelling. Those in the position of privilege to write history are the ones whose story is most prominently told. So when we talk about going back to some better time, it’s with the le ...

Gypsy History, Culture and Gospel Community
Originally Posted: 01/13/2012 - 4:00pm | Type: Blog

According to Pastor Skip Cristo, a native Chicago Gypsy and pastor of The Master’s Touch Church in the Andersonville neighborhood of Chicago, Gypsies are no stranger to persecution and excessive force by the p ...

Egypt's Coptic Christian Community Faces Harsh Persecution
Originally Posted: 11/15/2011 - 12:04pm | Type: Blog

The Coptic Christian community in Egypt is facing harsh persecution. The Coptic Christian community in Egypt is facing harsh persecution. Just days before the country’s first d ...