Published January 27, 2013
Recent news of the January 21 Iranian trial of Christian Pastor Saeed Abedini before a Revolutionary Guard Court lit up social media and religious freedom activists and circles with sheer outrage over his plight and the rampant increase in Iran of persecution of religious minorities. But is religious liberty and these litmus cases a priority for the leader of the free world?
Published September 10, 2011
We must tackle the fallacy of the Islamic state and demonstrate to Muslims the religious strength that comes from individual liberty.
Published March 09, 2011
Rep. Peter King's hearings on radical Islam will provide the long overdue platform for us to step away from the standard denials and apologetics in order to reclaim our Muslim identity from the terrorists and redefine ourselves within the framework of the American pantheon.
Published December 15, 2010
As American Muslims we must accept the mantle of responsibility to bring our faith into modernity and use the example set forth by the founding fathers of how faith can thrive when it allows its practitioners the individual freedom to worship as they choose with no faith test for governance.
Published May 07, 2010
We, Americans, especially American-Muslims, must show Islamists that their ideology is beyond being simply ‘dangerous,’ or ‘violent.’ It is in fact treasonous and punishable as a capital crime against the state as an act of war.