Another Mosque Wins RLUIPA Suit

All over the country, county and township officials have tried again and again to deny approval for the building of a mosque, accompanied by a virtual mob with pitchforks and torches spewing bigotry. And again and again, they lose in court because of the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act. The latest is in New Jersey. … [Read more...]

Rohrer: Obama Administration Infiltrated by Muslim Jihadists

Sam Rohrer of the American Pastors Network did an interview in which he claimed that Muslim jihadists had infiltrated the Obama administration at the highest levels. In fact, CIA Director John Brennan is a Muslim convert who is on the side of the terrorists. … [Read more...]

GUEST POST: Terror in Europe, Worries and Fears

This is a guest post from my friend Leo Igwe, the Nigerian humanist who has done so much to combat witch hunts in Northern Africa. But he has lived in Germany for the last several years and this is his take on the attack on a Christmas market in that country. … [Read more...]

How Fake News Can Lead to Bigotry, Hatred and Violence

The largest Arab and Muslim population (and no, those aren't the same thing) in the United States is here in Dearborn, Michigan. About 40% of the residents are Arab or Muslim. That has spawned all kinds of ridiculous claims from Islamophobes about it and those claims are now causing threats of violence. … [Read more...]

LA Republican Wants Boycott of All Muslim Businesses

A man running as the Republican candidate for a seat in the state legislature of Louisiana says that all Americans should boycott businesses that even have a single Muslim employee because, "We are a Christian nation." And if you go to those businesses, ISIS will destroy Shreveport. He wrote this on his Facebook page: … [Read more...]

DOJ Sues Michigan City for Denying Permit to Build Mosque

There's been a raging controversy going on in Sterling Heights, Michigan (a suburb of Detroit) over a proposed special permit to build a mosque there. Many of the locals are A) predictably stupid and B) predictably bigoted. And now the DOJ is suing the city for turning down that permit. … [Read more...]

Americans Think There are Far More Muslims Here Than There Are

I always laugh my ass off when Islamophobic paranoiacs claim that we're on the verge of being taken over by Muslims and Sharia law. But perhaps they think this is a rational thing to say because they ignorantly believe that there are far more Muslims in the United States than there are. … [Read more...]

More Unhinged, Paranoid, Wildly Inaccurate Claims by Flynn

It appears that we have a full-on Alex Jones clone as the new national security adviser for Donald Trump. When he retired, Gen. Michael Flynn moved immediately to the far-right paranoid fringe and started making outlandish claims, like this one: … [Read more...]

Fox Host: College Turned OSU Killer Into a Jihadist

The dolt collective at Fox News, led by Greg Gutfeld and Kimberly Guilfoyle, have decided that the young Muslim man who drove into a crowd of students at Ohio State and slashed people with a knife was "corrupted" into becoming a jihadist because he (allegedly) took a class that taught about microaggressions. … [Read more...]

Trump Team Explodes Over Accusation of Courting White Supremacists

The top officials from both of the presidential campaigns took part in a discussion at Harvard about the campaign and the Trump team, led by Kellyanne Conway, went ballistic when a Clinton adviser accused them of courting the white supremacist vote. … [Read more...]

Guandolo’s Fascist Plans for Muslims

John Guandolo, a former FBI agent who lost his job because he had sex with a witness in a case he was investigating and reinvented himself as an "expert" on Muslims and terrorism, wants to start rounding up and punishing pretty much any Muslim group in the country. Speaking of the Muslim Brotherhood, he said: … [Read more...]

Rohrer: Force Immigrants to Become Christians

Sam Rohrer, head of the American Pastors Network, says that America should not accept any immigrants unless they first become Christians, like they (allegedly) did in ancient Israel (actually, they didn't). Because he thinks America is a Christian theocracy. … [Read more...]