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The Islamic Center of Culpeper Settles Religious Land Use Lawsuit

April 21, 2017 4:45 AM

The Board of Supervisors in Culpeper County, Virginia has voted to approve a settlement agreement with the Islamic Center of Culpeper (ICC) to resolve a religious land use lawsuit. Under the terms of this agreement, the ICC will be able to move forward with plans to build a new mosque in the county.

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National civil rights organizations call for investigation into American Muslim teenager’s death

March 10, 2017 8:27 AM

A leading group of advocacy, civil rights, community, and faith-based groups call for an objective investigation into the tragic death of a young African-American Muslim teenager in Lake Stevens.

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Donald Trump just doubled down

Muslim Ban Update – Tuesday, March 14

March 14, 2017 1:17 PM

Barring action from a federal court enjoining the revised executive order, starting this Thursday, March 16, refugees from any countries will generally not be admitted for 120 days. Refugees who already are scheduled to enter the country will be allowed to do so and there is a case-by-case waiver process administered by Secretary of State and Secretary of Homeland Security.

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Our report exposes the breadth of anti-Muslim hate online with examples from leading social media platforms, provides an overview of existing laws governing hate speech, and offers steps that Internet users can take to respond effectively to hate speech online: namely, reporting and counterspeech. ...Read More

The federal government’s current initiatives to counter violent extremism (CVE) in the United States focus mainly on Muslim communities even though only a small fraction of acts of extremist violence is carried out by Muslims. ...Read More

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