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Judge rules ex-firefighter cannot sue to stop Ground Zero mosque

Date: 07/12/2011

The New York Times' Colin Moynihan reports that a Manhattan judge has dismissed a lawsuit by former New York City firefighter Timothy Brown, who is trying to stop the construction of an Islamic community center in Lower Manhattan. The former firefighter, Timothy Brown, sought to overturn a decision by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission to deny landmark status for a 150-year-ol ...

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STEALING FROM GOD! Obama's Budget Includes Taxing the Donations You Give to Your Church Offering Plates

Date: 05/23/2011

WATCHWOMAN WARNING! Obama has audacity beyond belief!  If he were a Christian, he'd know the Bible and he'd fear God.  He would never dare steal from God!  It is written:  Leviticus 27:30 KJV - And all the tithe of the land, whether of the seed of the land, or of the fruit of the tree, is the LORD'S: it is holy unto the LORD. ▬ Donna Calvin   Only Obama Would Taxes Churches to Pay ...

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In Senate Muslim Hearings, a Decided Change in Tone

Date: 03/30/2011

(RNS) It was billed as the first-ever congressional hearing on the civil rights of American Muslims. But it played more like an Act II than a premiere. In many ways, the hearing led by Senate Democrats on Tuesday (March 29) was the dramatic antithesis of one House Republicans held earlier this month on homegrown Islamic radicalism. Instead of gavel-banging, decorum prevailed. Sobering statistic ...

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Democrat Announces Alternate Hearings on U.S. Muslims

Date: 03/23/2011

WASHINGTON (RNS) Barely two weeks after House Republicans held hearings on the threat posed by radicalized American Muslims, the Senate's No. 2 Democrat announced his own hearings on threats to American Muslims' civil rights. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., made no mention of the March 10 hearings by the House Homeland Security Committee that reduced the first Muslim elected to Congress to tears. Ins ...

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One Nation Under Allah

Date: 03/17/2011

(RNS) It isn't a crime to practice Islam in the United States of America. At least, not yet. On Monday (March 14), Missouri state Rep. Don Wells introduced a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at blocking Shariah -- the Islamic legal code -- from being used in state courts. Another Missouri lawmaker introduced a bill to ban the use of any foreign laws in state courtrooms. Wells said he int ...

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Muslims and Supporters Protest Congressional Hearings

Date: 03/08/2011

NEW YORK (RNS) When Anam Chaudhry, 17, sang the national anthem to several hundred protesters in Times Square on Sunday afternoon, she wore a Muslim headscarf, and around her shoulders, another garment: the American flag. "We love this country," said Imam Shamsi Ali, head of the Islamic Cultural Center here, after Chaudhry opened the interfaith rally. "We want to see America remain the most power ...

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