Experts Fear Riots: Hollywood Star Mocks Koran by Reading it in a Porn Voice

In a shocking show of disrespect, Hollywood starlet Scarlett Johansson read the Koran in what has been described as an “erotic, pornographic” tone.  The mockery happened on an upcoming comedy album called “Sexy Koran,” in which the listeners feign arousal by the ancient words. [Read more...]

Middle Schoolers Asked to Recite the Islamic Conversion Prayer in Public School

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My home county has been in the news all week, thanks to a “5 Pillars of Islam” assignment given at the local middle school.  Although parents are not upset that their children are learning about Islam, they are upset that the assignment had the children write and recite the shahada, the Islamic declaration that there is no god but Allah, and Mohammed is his prophet. [Read more...]

Stop the Presses: A Muslim Woman Was Allegedly Denied a Can of Coke on an Airline Flight

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My husband David French writes about the lead story on CNN right now: [Read more...]

Pamela Geller’s Critics Are Proving Her Point

Let’s be clear: The great freak-out over Pamela Geller’s “draw Muhammad” contest isn’t about love for Islam or for robust and respectful religious pluralism. Indeed, many of those expressing anguish over blasphemy against Islam show no such concern over even the most vile attacks on the Christian faith. Beyond that, they’re among the leaders in movements designed to banish religious liberty — including Muslim religious liberty — to the margins of American life. [Read more...]

It’s Hard to Imagine Anything More Vile and Un-American Than Murdering Muslims for their Faith

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Like everyone else at NRO, I’m disgusted by the horrific murders of three young Muslims in North Carolina. We don’t yet know the motive. The killer was apparently a militant atheist who posted anti-Muslim and anti-Christian writings, and — as Jonah noted — was reportedly involved in an ongoing, petty dispute with the victims over parking. The murder is evil regardless of motive, but I want to take a moment to address three salient points if the murder was, in fact, wholly or partly religiously motivated. [Read more...]