A Michigan Arab activist who's also a former State Department representative is defending the stabbing of Jews and even posted a video online that criticizes Muslims who beleive stabbing Jews is forbidden under Islamic law.
In a video posted to YouTube last week, Lina Allan, who represented the State Department's U.S.-Middle East Partnership Initiative under the Obama administration in 2012, refuted moderate Muslims who suggest that it's a violation of Islamic law for a Palestinian to stab a Jew.
In the video titled "Is Stabbing Jews Haram [Forbidden]" that was translated by the Middle East Media Research Center, Allan argues that those who say the stabbing Jews is forbidden by Islamic law are misguided or are trying to twist Islamic law to further their own motives. more >>
Some actors really know how to give the people what they want. And other actors know how to stand up for someone else regardless of the audience's reaction.
Kelvin Moon Loh is a professional actor who's part of the cast of a Broadway production of the classic musical "The King And I."
At a performance back in September a mother brought her autistic child to the show. As the child occasionally misbehaved, some in the audience demanded they be removed. more >>
A group of pharmacists appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court in an attempt to receive religious liberty protection from a Washington state law mandating that they sell drugs that could cause an abortion.
Ralph's Thriftway, Rhonda Mesler, and Margo Thelen have argued in a writ of certiorari filed Monday that a Washington law removing conscience protections for pharmacists violates their religious freedom.
An Irish pastor who was criminally charged for saying in a sermon that "Islam is satanic" has been found not guilty of making grossly offensive remarks by a Belfast judge Tuesday.
Pastor James McConnell, the 78-year-old retired pastor of the Whitewell Metropolitan Tabernacle in Belfast, was accused of spewing offensive hate speech during a May 2014 sermon when he stated "Islam is heathen, Islam is satanic, Islam is a doctrine spawned in hell."
McConnell also claimed in his sermon that cells of Muslims have spread all over the U.K. and explained that "people say there are good Muslims in Britain — that may be so — but I don't trust them." more >>
Washington's state government has created new rules making it illegal to prohibit transgender individuals from using public bathrooms, showers or changing areas designated for the opposite biological sex, making it one of the first states to attempt a statewide transgender bathroom policy.
On the day after Christmas, Washington's Human Rights Commission clarified its human rights code by adding regulations for "gender segregated facilities" for businesses and entities with eight or more employees.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has released an official statement denouncing the recent takeover of a federal facility in Oregon.
Earlier this month a group of militia calling themselves the Citizens for Constitutional Freedom took over some government property as part of a protest.
While the Mormon Church said that the dispute between the CCF and the federal government was "not a Church matter," they took issue with the protestors invoking "scriptural principles." more >>