Tuesday, November 27, 2012

  • Hadith of the Day: Fear and Faith
    When the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) departed from a group of people, he would often say: "O God! Grant us enough fear (of displeasing Thee) that it may serve as a barrier between us and our sins. . .and grant us enough faith that it may help us to face the misfortunes of this world easily."
  • CAIR: Ohio Muslims, Christians Seek Common Ground
    Dozens of such groups have been meeting for years across the nation and around the world, but co-organizer Karen Dabdoub thinks many Greater Cincinnatians would be surprised to learn that such an organization has been quietly at work here. Without the group, "I think there would be a lot more distance between people of different faiths in our community," said Dabdoub, executive director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations in Cincinnati.
  • Florida Muslims Making a Difference in the Vote
    On Election Day, Rep. West, a tea-party favorite, suffered a devastating loss to Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy in Florida's 18th congressional district. West built his political career by defaming and insulting Muslims in America and, this month, American Muslims and their neighbors kicked West out of office.
    • Mich. Lawmakers Urged to Renew Push for Anti-Islam Bill
      Supporters of an 'Anti-Sharia' bill plan to put pressure on Michigan lawmakers this week. They want a vote on the bill, which would bar Michigan courts from citing 'foreign' laws in their decisions. The bill has sat in the State House Judiciary committee for nearly a year and a half.

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