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Georgia Lawmaker Withdraws Bill Targeting Islamic Veils After Backlash

State Rep. Jason Spencer cited the “visceral reaction.” A Georgia lawmaker withdrew a bill Thursday that would have criminalized Muslim women wearing religious face coverings...

Scalia on Muslim Beard Case: “Religious Beliefs Aren’t Reasonable”

 On Tuesday October 14,  the Supreme Court heard arguments in Holt v. Hobbs, a case about whether a prisoner in Arkansas has the right...

European Human Rights Court Upholds France’s Burqa Ban

July 1, 2014 On Tuesday, July 1 the European Court of Human Rights voted, by a large majority, to uphold France’s ban of the full...

In Tenn. mosque fight, religious freedom trumps Islamophobia

June 19, 2014 A Davidson County judge Thursday upheld a decision by the Rutherford County Board of Zoning Appeals allowing burials at the Islamic Center...