Innocent Until Proven Guilty… Unless the Government Accuses You of Terrorism

The Rights of a Muslim Accused of Terrorism Muslims who are accused of terrorism by governmental agencies are still Muslims. Even Muslims convicted of terrorism...

The Problem of Evil and Atheist Hypocrisy

Atheists make a big fuss about the "problem of evil" and how they cannot in good conscience accept that God exists in the face...

The Fallacy of “Don’t Judge Me”

Correct Idea: We all sin, therefore no one can judge another person. Correct Interpretation: I am a sinner, therefore I have no right to assume...

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...

Questions About Democracy You’re Not Supposed to Ask

Question you're not supposed to ask: What is it about democracy that guarantees or is even conducive to just governance? This is an important question...

France Bombs Muslim Wedding in Mali: Is Anyone Talking About It?

In the midst of a culture war in France, in which the fate of the country’s beloved laïcité and their concept of freedom...

Alcohol and Freedom

Alcohol and Freedom One of the common lines you hear is that Islam does not respect freedom of choice. This is highlighted by Islam's prohibition...

India: Another Woman Gangraped and Paraded – What Does Hinduism Say?

India's "5000 years old" Hindu culture continues to baffle. In New Delhi, the country's capital (we're not talking of some hidden village here), a woman...

When Insisting on “Civility” is Oppressive

Was Ibrahim civil in debating his people? Civility in dialogue is very important. As many scholars point out, there is often a lack of basic...

Making a Sex Offender: The (Non)Case of Maulana Abdullah Saleem

Sex Abuse in Islamic Schools? Maulana Abdullah Saleem, founder and teacher at one of Chicago's most prominent Islamic institutes, has been entangled over the past...