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Flag Burning and the Contradictions of Religious Freedom

Flag Burning and Other Contradictions If you listen closely to the way American conservatives talk about "the flag" and the Constitution, the way they speak...

Banning the Hijab in Germany

This is a perfect example of the contradictions inherent to secularism. "Two influential German legal associations are calling for headscarves to be banned for judges...

The Hypocrisy of “Social Justice”

I often get compared to the "Alt-Right" and "Men's Rights Activist," though the similarities are superficial at best. Nowadays, anyone who critiques liberalism or...

How to Fight “Muslim Bans” Without Liberalism

We need to have a deeper conversation about how we as Muslims understand modern concepts, structures, and institutions in light of our religious principles....

Americanism: The State Religion

David Brooks with another one of his trademark steaming piles. This time the senile old coot bloviates about standing for the pledge of allegiance and...

Banning Halal Meat: The Secular Religion

A great example of how secularism is just as imposing as theocracy in enforcing its moral prescriptions on the public based on metaphysical beliefs. The...

Religious Freedom and the Convenience of Contradiction

Thanks to Peter Beinart for this thought provoking piece, which includes a couple of statements that I made to him as well as a...

Muslims Can’t Consistently Support the First Amendment

If you oppose the secularization of the Muslim world, do you also oppose lawsuits like this from the ACLU? ACLU suing Indiana town over cross...

Religious Freedom Means Sell Pork or Get Out

This is perfectly consistent with liberal conceptions of religious freedom, even as it is understood in America. After all, if the secular state can...

The Hadith on “Non-Muslim Minorities”

This is a translation of a hadith that is being circulated that requires closer attention: “Beware! Whoever is cruel and harsh to a non-Muslim minority,...

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