Tag : American Muslims
Ted Cruz and Frank Gaffney title : Frank Gaffney, 'Notorious Islamophobe' And Muslim Critics Named Ted Cruz Advisers
summary : GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz on Thursday announced his 23-member foreign policy team and national security coalition, who purportedly share the common goal of "defining and confronting radical Islam." One of those members is being touted as more anti-Muslim than Donald Trump: Frank Gaffney Jr. heads the Center for Security Policy, and is accused of promoting anti-Muslim conspiracy theories, news outlets reported.
date : Mar 18, 2016 03:39 PM EDT
The crescent moon, the symbol of Allah (formerly one moon god among many gods), and of Islam. title : Islam May Become Second-Largest U.S. Religion by 2040: New Pew Report
summary : By 2040, Islam could become the second-largest religion in the United States, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center. Pew staffers estimate there were about 3.3 million Muslims of all ages living in the United States in 2015, translating to Muslims making up about 1 percent of the total U.S. population — which was about 322 million people in 2015. Pew researchers estimate the Muslim share will double by 2050, with immigration playing a significant role to changes.
date : Jan 08, 2016 10:31 AM EST
title : Armed Man Asked To Leave Montana Muslim Gathering
summary : An armed man whose face was covered by a scarf was asked by police officers to leave a park during a rally to support the small Muslim community in Billings, Mont., on Saturday.
date : Dec 17, 2015 08:57 PM EST
title : #Muslims4SB: American Muslims Raise Thousands for Families of San Bernardino Shooting Victims in California, Invite Friends of Faith To Join Effort
summary : After two Muslim attackers killed 14 people and injured 21 others in San Bernardino, Calif., during a shooting spree at a social services regional center on Dec. 2, American Muslim leaders and groups united to raise funds for the victims' families. To date, they have generated more than $175,000, as reported by Esquire, which is 124 percent of the original goal.
date : Dec 17, 2015 07:32 PM EST
title : Terrorism Condemned By Muslim Americans With Conservative Indiana Senator Mike Delph
summary : Indiana State Sen. Mike Delph (R-Carmel) Tuesday denounced the Republican party's presidential frontrunner candidate Donald Trump's proposal for Muslims to be banned from entering the United States. Delph, known as one of the most conservative politicians in his state, was surrounded by a group of Muslims who live in central Indiana as he conducted a news conference at the Indiana statehouse.
date : Dec 15, 2015 08:40 PM EST
Obama title : President Obama Defends, Responds to Criticism of Why He Doesn’t Use the Term 'Islamic Extremism'
summary : President Barack Obama defended his actions on Wednesday on why he refused to identify terrorists as Muslim extremists in his quest to “discredit violent ideologies.” He has faced criticism in his approach to terrorism from both Democrats and Republicans.
date : Feb 19, 2015 02:28 PM EST