Allowing women to choose what to wear and to get an education is a sign of Islamic militantism and must be stopped. The courts must intervene and remove elected officials who believe in freedom of conscience.
I haven’t excerpted anything because the piece is just so powerful, I didn’t know what do pull out as a highlight. Religion News Service | Blogs | Omid Safi – What Would Muhammad Do? | The prominent Muslim cleric offering prayers at the Democratic National Convention.
Yasmin Alibhai-Brown: Anyone who now thinks Britain is too multicultural? – Yasmin Alibhai-Brown – Commentators – The Independent. On Friday evening, getting on to a tube in Victoria, I met a Somali family wearing so much Union Jack kit they looked like a mobile tourist stall. The mum had a red, blue and white band across her forehead under a tight, black head scarf; her sons carried flags and her daughter’s leggings were festooned with crowns, Big Bens, St Paul’s and colours of this nation. They were coming back from a halal chicken restaurant after breaking an 18-hour fast for…
For God or for Fame? The Making of a Teenage Bomber | Culture | Religion Dispatches. Ironically, while Mohamud lamented how unrepresented he was by American Muslims and Somalis, his arrest has become fodder for speculations about what it tells us about the nature of these communities.