MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) – For Mahamed Jama, a Minnesota taxi driver, the Islamic restriction on drinking alcohol is a seamless rule for life.
“He who carries alcohol, he who drinks and he who sells it are the same thing,” he says.
That belief could affect his livelihood.
Eboo Patel ‘96 LAS has the radical idea that people from other religions shouldn’t kill each other.
“Why are religious extremists getting to young people before we do?” he asked. “Why don’t we build a different pattern, a pattern of religious pluralism?”
While most Muslim Americans overwhelmingly condemn suicide bombings and other forms of Islamic extremism, according to an unprecedented poll unveiled today, 13 percent of Muslim youth endorse suicide bombings as an acceptable way to defend their religion in certain circumstances.
WASHINGTON–History has shown on more than one occasion that what might be clear to most of us may not seem so obvious to the Bush administration.
Ever wonder why some restaurants on Devon Avenue are BYOB and others balk when you pull out a bottle?
Is it possible for Muslim Americans to criticize our administration’s neoconservative foreign policies, our government’s complicit role in Israel’s illegal occupation of the Palestinian territories, or our domestic breaches of civil liberties, and not be branded as “apologists for terror?”
On the eve of a critical month for immigration issues, activists plan a wave of marches, unity vigils and lobbying to try to sway Congressional support for reform this year.
Islamic home lending is a thriving business at the few U.S. banks offering Shariah-compliant, no-interestfinancing.
JOLIET — A local forum will seek to address violence in today’s world by giving representatives to the three monotheistic religions of the Old Testament an opportunity to discuss their religion and answer questions from the audience.
Here is an interesting point to ponder: What if Don Imus had referred to a mostly white women’s basketball team as “dumb blond hos.” Would it have been any less racist or sexist than the comment he used against a mostly black team?