Conn. Muslimsto Join Interfaith Vigil for Shooting Tragedy The Muslim Community at the Al Hedaya Islamic Center in Newtown CT shares in the grief of the families of the children in today's tragedy. This is an especially painful time for all of us in Newtown. Please join us at the Interfaith vigil on Sunday 7 PM at the Newtown High School. We pray for strength and comfort from God to the families of the victims.
CAIR-CT: Region's Vigil Gatherings Offer Place to Cry, to Pray (The Day) [CAIR-CT's] Mongi Dhaouadi, of the parents' community group New London Parent Advocates, organized the vigil after realizing how important it was for people to join together after the tragedy.
Alaska Legislative Aide ResignsAfter Anti-Islamic Agenda Crosses to Public Role A legislative aide who joined an anti-Islam group and became obsessed with its mission crossed the line and illegally used state resources to promote its interests, a state ethics panel concluded in a ruling released Friday.
Alaska Legislative Aide Quits Over Anti-Islam Group Link (AP) The panel found that Sawyer allowed David Heckert with a group called Stop Islamization of America, or SIOA, to use the Wasilla legislative information office and equipment for work related to his organization.
CAIR:Alaska Lawmaker Smears American Muslims CAIR called on the Republican Party to repudiate anti-Muslim hate in its ranks after an Alaska state lawmaker claimed that American neighborhoods are "occupied" by "people from the Middle East" who then "establish their own laws."