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Billy Graham's son Franklin questions Obama's Christianity

The Rev. Franklin Graham today joined a list of right-wingers who have questioned President Obama's faith. Graham is the son of evangelist Billy Graham.

Banquet speakers see politics behind Islamophobia

Corey Saylor, National Government Affairs Director, described CAIR as being at the forefront of the defense of civil liberties for all Americans.

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At American Islamic banquet, warning about "surveillance society"

"We now live in a surveillance society," civil liberties attorney Chip Pitts charged, "and the dangerous thing is that [it is being] taken for granted, like water is for fish."

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Islam hearings assailed as "un-American"

A war of words escalated between King and those who accuse him of starting a McCarthy-style witch hunt against American Muslims.

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Florida congressman stokes Islamophobia

Rep. Allen West became unhinged at a recent town hall meeting in South Florida, where he told a Muslim questioner who defended Islam, "Don't try to blow sunshine up my butt!"

“Pro-Muslim” textbooks banned in Texas

By focusing on Texas, the extreme right has been able to keep Thomas Jefferson and Thurgood Marshall out of textbooks in districts around the country.

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Hysteria over Islamic center claims first victim

New York City taxi driver Ahmed Sharif was stabbed in the throat by a passenger, apparently for the sole reason of being a Muslim.