Muslim Americans and the 2012 Election: What it Means for America

by John Shaheen for StraightRecord.org Over 120 million Americans took to the polls on Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 to cast their votes for the presidency, local representatives and ballot initiatives. In the midst of this sea of...

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Salon.com Interviews Rep. Keith Ellison

BY ALEX SEITZ-WALD Rep. Keith Ellison, a Democrat from Minnesota, has been leading the charge against fellow Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann’s Muslim witch hunt. The first Muslim elected to Congress, Ellison has now had his...

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‘We Are Not at War With Islam’

by Wilfredo A. Ruiz Former President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama have persistently affirmed: “We are not at war with Islam,” trying to assure 1.7 billion Muslims that the military actions of the...

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Jailed Iranian pastor Youcef Nadarkhani writes thank you letter to supporters from prison

by Perry Chiaramonte The Christian pastor on death row in Iran has reportedly written a letter thanking his supporters and blasting those who he said use “insulting words” against Islam in what he considers a...

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Senate Holds 1st Hearing in Decade to Discuss “Ending Racial Profiling in America”

This Tuesday, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on The Constitution, Civil Rights, and Human Rights held a hearing on “Ending Racial Profiling in America.”   Witnesses included members of Congress, law...

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Holocaust survivor finds haven as Muslim in Israel

UMM EL-FAHM, Israel — For more than five decades, Leila Jabarin hid her secret from her Muslim children and grandchildren — that she was a Jewish Holocaust survivor born in Auschwitz concentration camp. Although her...

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