(RNS) While fewer Muslims are supporting Obama this year, Muslim support for Mitt Romney, at 7 percent according to a recent poll, is more than triple the 2.2 percent of Muslims who voted for John McCain in 2008. By Omar Sacirbey.
Articles tagged “Council on American-Islamic Relations”
TOLEDO, Ohio (RNS) Muslim worshippers are reeling from an arson fire at the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo, but are grateful for an outpouring of support from the local interfaith community. By David Yonke.
(RNS) The number of Muslim delegates attending the Democratic National Convention has more than quadrupled since 2004, according to a Muslim advocacy group. By Omar Sacirbey.
(RNS) Following attacks on seven mosques in the last two weeks, many Muslim Americans will mark the end of Ramadan this weekend under a cloud of fear. Their leaders aren't sure how to promote safety without provoking panic. By Omar Sacirbey.
(RNS) The Council on American-Islamic Relations, a national Muslim civil rights group that has frequently drawn fire from conservatives, has regained its tax-exempt status. By Bob Smietana.
WASHINGTON (RNS) Rep. Michele Bachmann's claims that the Muslim Brotherhood has infiltrated the U.S. government are drawing fierce criticism. By Chris Lisee
CHICAGO (RNS) Since the 9/11 terrorist attacks animosity toward Muslims sometimes has taken the form of opposition to construction of mosques and other Islamic facilities. In the last five years, there has been “anti-mosque activity'' in more than half of U.S. states, according to the ACLU. By Judy Keen.