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...

LATEST POSTS

Emphasizing Some Points on the Ilhan Anti-Semitism Controversy

It is worth emphasizing some points on the Ilhan "anti-Semitism" controversy. If you want to get up to speed, you can read this, this,...

The Death of Fatherhood in the West

With over 50% of children in the West nowadays born to single mothers, much of society is growing up without fathers. And for children who...

Naughty Ilhan Learns a Valuable Lesson From Her Zionist Handlers

Well, that didn't take long. Ilhan Omar lays herself before the mercy of the Zionists. She bows her head humbly in meek deference to her...

We Will NOT Stand for This! (Lessons in Proper Adab)

Some Speaker: "We will fight back against this death cult of racist Zionism with all we got! We will never stop denouncing this evil ideology of...

Is Islam the Reason the Muslim World Is “Backwards”? Latin America Begs to Differ

The perennial question: Why does the Muslim world "lag behind"? The perennial answer: Because of Islam! We expect this kind of analysis from the likes of...

Muslim “Comedians,” Lesbians, and Zionists Joke About Jihad. Hilarity Does Not Ensue

Surely, there is nothing inherently wrong with laughter and having a good time. But when it comes at the expense of Islam, that's a...

Why Are So Many Far-Right Extremists Converting to Islam?

Far-right, neo-Nazi, and white nationalist groups are not having a good time these days. Not only are Muslims immigrating into their countries by the...