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How Tarek Mehanna Went to Prison for a Thought Crime

December 31, 2014 By Amna Akbar   As the government embraces a “counter-radicalization” approach to counterterrorism, prosecutors are turning radical beliefs into criminal acts. Since 9/11, the Department...

Sympathy for the Devil Worshipers

November 6, 2013   It’s easy enough to be in favor of a “nonsectarian” prayer before a legislative session — some invocation of a higher power...

Nashville rabbi offers Murfreesboro mosque trip on Yom Kippur

The rabbi of Nashville’s largest and longest-practicing synagogue used the most holy night of the Jewish year to invite his congregation on an unusual trip. Going...

Murfreesboro mosque leader says enough’s enough: Foes of the center in...

MURFREESBORO — An Islamic Center of Murfreesboro leader Tuesday questioned why plaintiffs opposed to government approval of mosque construction continue to appeal their case. “We have...