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...

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...

“Muslims” Without Islam

I was interviewed by Crescent International. I addressed questions about gender relations, Trump and American politics, misconceptions about science and religion, and Sunni/Shia issues....

Learning the Right Lessons After Trump’s Win

Unfortunately, there is an unsaid pro-Democrat subtext in what many Muslim leaders encourage their communities to do politically. The subtext of all the "Go vote"...

Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban Affects Everyone

Right wing Americans support the #MuslimBan because they are under the mistaken impression that it doesn't affect them. But it does and it will majorly...

Was Abu Jahl an Islamophobe?

Did the Muslims oppose Abu Lahab because he was a bigot? Did the Sahaba oppose Abu Jahl because he was Islamophobic? There are many enemies...

The Call for Islamic Reform is Bipartisan

There are Muslim reformers on both the left and the right of American politics and both sides use the language of liberalism to make...

The Correct Understanding of Racism

This is the only definition of racism I subscribe to: A man asked the Prophet ﷺ: ‘O Messenger of Allah, is it tribalism (`asabiyyah) if...

Don’t Ban Muslims! We’re Great for the Economy!

The argument that Muslims shouldn't be banned because Muslims have contributed to the economy (Steve Jobs, brown tech CEOs, etc.) is well-meaning but keep...

I Don’t Support Pro-LGBT Muslim Orgs

There are so many options in terms of Muslim orgs to donate to every year in Ramadan. This year, I'm making a point not...

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The Absurdity of Cultural Appropriation

Cultural Appropriation has become a confusing, intellectually inconsistent, and fanatical modern notion. Whatever value the term may have had in the past has since...

Seriously?! Muslim Orgs Endorsing the Women’s March

Thankfully, the Women's March has been mostly a flop this year. Fortune: Just two years after the original Women’s March drew widespread support and millions of...

Big Win for Beards: Gillette Goes White Knight

Someone sent me this amazing, beautiful, profound commercial from Gillette. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=koPmuEyP3a0 It is just so inspiring. I really benefited from it. I think that, as a...

An Attack on Polygamy Is an Attack on Marriage Itself

Why is everyone suddenly talking about polygamy? CBC: A man 'cannot do that to a woman': Why polygamy in Canadian Muslim community could be another #MeToo...

The Delusion of Individualism Spreading to the Muslim World

If you thought the Muslim world was safe from the extreme individualism and hedonism of the West, think again. Westernized Muslims are pushing these...

Pornography as Israel’s Weapon of Choice

As the US Senate contemplates an anti-BDS (Boycott Divest Sanction) bill as well as billions in "aid" to the Zionist terror state, let's recall...
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Is Feminism the Cause of Women Leaving Islam?

Yes. Without a doubt. The evidence is overwhelming, as I have explained before. It's really not hard to understand why. Feminism is a liberal secular...