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The Most Effective Response to Islamophobia

Just a reminder: The best, most effective response to "Islamophobia" is and has always been excellence. If a certain employer is not going to give...

The French and the Hijab

The French and the Hijab You have to admire the French. They have strong views about what parts of the body should and should not...

Religious Indoctrination and Religious Freedom

"Freedom is more important than la ilaha illaAllah because without freedom we are not free to believe whatever we choose." This is what one Syrian...

First, Marriage is Slavery. Now, Marriage is Freedom

Liberal Hypocrisy: For decades post Sexual Revolution, progressives have been decrying the institution of marriage as one that constricts human freedom and sexual autonomy,...

There is No “Pluralism” in Science

Islam, Pluralism, and Tolerance When it comes to certain fields, there is no such concept as pluralism. In science, for example, it is assumed that...

Does Islam Promote Equality?

There is major confusion on this question. In one sense, yes, of course Muslims accept the principle of equality because that is at the...

Shouldn’t We All Support Freedom of Choice?

Question from a recent commenter: "Isn't the main concept of liberal thought: Allow for individual choice and rights (you can apply this to problems...

The Irrelevance of Apostasy

"When a Muslim leaves Islam, we should congratulate him. Because we should celebrate people's choices. The last thing we should do is tell him...

Islamic “Imperialism”?

Do we as Muslims have a problem with colonization and imperialism? Maybe. A lot of historical imperialism involved wanton murder and pillaging, i.e., things that...

Close the Liquor Stores

Ask some American Muslims to pose civil opposition to the opening of liquor stores in our cities because Allah has prohibited intoxicants, and these...

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Pharaonic Rituals Revived: Egypt’s Descent Back into Paganism Continues

The aspiring pharaonic administration in Egypt has now revived the ancient “Opet” festival, showing the world in no uncertain terms who it is they...

The War Against Self Defense: Muslim Reflections on the Rittenhouse Case

The Rittenhouse trial not only saw the full force of the corporate media mobilize to slander and demonize a teenager for engaging in clear...

Kenya, We Demand to Know: Where is Muhammad Abubakar Said?

Pictured above is our brother Muhammad Abubakar Said. He has been missing since October 14th of this year after he was abducted at gunpoint...

A Step-By-Step Guide to Avoid Accountability for War Crimes: Afghanistan Edition

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم Collateral damage is an expected part of warfare. However, there is a difference between unintentionally taking non-combatant lives and targeting them...

America’s Essential Workers – From Heroes to Villians: Where Do Muslims Stand?

Because America is so morally fickle, yesterday’s friends can be today’s enemies. Which is exactly why American Muslims should begin to worry about the...

Transgender Muslims in the Subcontinent? Making Sense of Hijras

Changing one’s gender and behaving as the opposite gender are now understood as not only acceptable, but something to embrace and celebrate. Those who...

The GMO Debate in Food and Agriculture: What Do Muslims Say?

As a consumer, I've equated "non-GMO" with "healthy." However, there are further religious implications for the manufacturers. The human-centered debate is about compromising environmental, economical, and...